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VESTING Candidate Board 2022-2023

VESTING Candidate Board 2022-2023

Yesterday the VESTING Board ’22-’23 was announced. If you are interested in learning a bit more about them, read their personal introductions in this article. Chairman Hi VESTING Members! My name is Sterre Ropers and I will be the Chairman of the 33rd VESTING Board!...

Werken bij ChipSoft

Werken bij ChipSoft

“Door mijn software hebben artsen meer tijd voor hun patiënt” Cor Attema werkt iedere dag als software developer aan het verbeteren van de zorg. In zijn blog vertelt Cor hoe híj dat doet en waarom software ontwikkelen vanuit Team Medicatie zo bijzonder is. Ook gaat...

Where did all the antimatter go?

Where did all the antimatter go?

To understand the universe around us we have come up with and proven many different laws of physics, with one of the most fundamental being the different conservation laws. From these conservation laws, it follows that whenever matter is created an equal amount of...

The groundwork for a sustainable economy

The groundwork for a sustainable economy

Lately, I realized that I was not as concerned about the climate as some other people around me. Personally, I did not think about the consequences that my own behavior had on our climate. Our usage of plastic bags for our goods, fossil fuels, and other unsustainable...

Why is there a housing shortage in the Netherlands?

Why is there a housing shortage in the Netherlands?

There is a dire housing crisis in the Netherlands, and in the major cities, such as Amsterdam and Utrecht, finding a place to live is expensive and difficult. Especially for people who want to buy their first homes, the housing market has become a nightmare over the...

Should we keep or kick the king?

Should we keep or kick the king?

The Dutch Royal Family is in the news every once in a while. Whether it is with their yearly press photo in Lech, or when princess Amalia was told she could still be queen if she marries a woman, or even when a private picture of Alexia was shared. We have had the...

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The Editorial Staff


The editorial staff of De Econometrist currently consists of 14 members who form a close group. Together they form the Magazine Committee at VESTING. The group regularly meets to do fun activities. Below you can find out more about each of the 14 members. Click on one of the pictures to go to the page of a member. 

“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” – Lewis Carroll

Fenna Beentjes

“The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself… The more you learn, the more you’ll earn.” – Warren Buffett

Sam Ansari

“Some people are worth melting for” – Olaf

Renske Zijm

“Every human is like all other humans, some other humans, and no other human” – Clyde Kluckhon

Sjors Keet

“Let your smile change the world. Don’t let the world change your smile.” – Will Smith

Casper de Vries

“Science is the only true guide in life.”- Atatürk

Berke Aslan

“The best car in the world will not take you to the right place if you do not know where you want to go.”

Deirdre Westenbrink

“New technology is not good or evil in and of itself. It’s all about how people choose to use it” – David Wong

David Anthonio

”Time is the stuff life is made of, and how how you spend it makes all the difference” – Edward Thorp

Simon Elgersma

“The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet” – Aristotle

Patrick Jans

”If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way” – Napoleon Hill

Moesen Tajik

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women are merely players” – Shakespeare

Lydia Nawas

“Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.” – Søren Kierkegaard

Britt Brugts

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” – Albert Einstein

Quinten Huisman