Hey, I am Stella! I am currently doing my master’s in economics at the Free University of Berlin. My research interests lie in macroeconometrics, particularly its applications in development economics as well as questions of inequality and poverty. Accordingly, my bachelor thesis was concerned with the estimation and implications of basket weights in Latin American currencies. Throughout my studies, I felt that there were few opportunities for students to gain first experiences in conducting and publishing their own research. With this student journal, I hope to improve this, by providing a platform for exchange with like-minded students who are passionate about economic research. I hope you get in touch with us!