Interview with the Hottest Thinker in the World

Interview with the Hottest Thinker in the World

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is famous for his literary works in which he criticizes the way econometricians cope with tail risks. One of his books, The…

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Cultural Differences Between The Netherlands and China

Cultural Differences Between The Netherlands and China

Suzanne and I had to excuse ourselves from the D&A Activity ‘Murder Mystery’, for we had other plans. As a continuation of the special ‘International…

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The Achievements and Qualities of the EOR Department

The Achievements and Qualities of the EOR Department

If you want to meet a professor from the EOR department, the fifth and sixth floor of the Koopmans building are the places to go….

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A Board Year: a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

A Board Year: a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Somewhere in January after another day at the office, another traffic jam due to the snow and rain and the fact that it was Thursday,…

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SER: Building Bridges Towards a Better Society

SER: Building Bridges Towards a Better Society

Following an inspiring speech by Wiebe Draijer, the President of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER), at the National Econometricians’ Day (LED)…

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A lot more than Bunny Birth Rates!

A lot more than Bunny Birth Rates!

Being econometricians, we spend a lot of time indoors while doing all sorts of difficult mathematical calculations. Unfortunately, our obligations keep us from spending more…

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International Students on Ice

International Students on Ice

After some attempts to get international students more involved within Asset | Econometrics, we as the Nekst committee decided to give it another try. We…

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Struggling through the EOR bachelor’s program, and then?

Struggling through the EOR bachelor’s program, and then?

The Econometrics and Operations Research (EOR) bachelor’s program, and especially its first year, contains many theoretical courses that seem to be far away from any…

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Board to Board

Board to Board

Time flies when you are having fun. Or is a board year not just fun? The academic year 2012-2013 has started and the former board…

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A mathematical illusion called democracy

A mathematical illusion called democracy

The Dutch state representative elections and, even more important, the presidential elections of the USA between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are just behind us….

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