Princeton Initiative 2017
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In which year of your Ph.D. program are you?

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

2nd - (2) Votes
3rd - (27) Votes
4th - (6) Votes

Do you think you would have benefited more if you were starting your ?

Total: 34

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 1

2nd - (11) Votes
3rd - (21) Votes
4th - (2) Votes

Please indicate the overall value of this program

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

3 - (1) Votes
4 - (11) Votes
5 - (23) Votes

How interesting did you find the covered topics?

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

4 - (12) Votes
5 - (23) Votes

To what extent did the program meet your expectations?

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

3 - (2) Votes
4 - (10) Votes
5 - (23) Votes

Why or why not?

Total: 16

Answered: 16 / Skipped: 19

How strongly would you recommend this program to others?

Total: 34

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 1

Option 4 - (4) Votes
Option 5 - (30) Votes

Why or why not, and to whom?

Total: 14

Answered: 14 / Skipped: 21

Did you attend any other summer schools?

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Yes - (8) Votes
No - (27) Votes

If so, how was the Princeton Initiative different? Based on your experience with this other summer program, please provide suggestions as to how the Princeton Initiative could improve

Total: 7

Answered: 7 / Skipped: 28

For the lectures, do you prefer a thorough exposition of models with a step-by-step approach or a more concise presentation with an overview of the relevant concepts?

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Thorough Exposition - (16) Votes
Concise Presentation - (19) Votes

How important was the background reading, “Macroeconomics with Financial Frictions: A Survey,” in understanding the lectures during the Princeton Initiative?

Total: 30

Answered: 30 / Skipped: 5

2 - (2) Votes
3 - (7) Votes
4 - (14) Votes
5 - (7) Votes

How important was the background reading, “Macro, Money and Finance: A Continuous Time Approach,” in understanding the lectures during the Princeton Initiative?

Total: 33

Answered: 33 / Skipped: 2

3 - (3) Votes
4 - (9) Votes
5 - (21) Votes

How useful was watching the YouTube video on Markus.Economicus on Money and Banking in preparation for the course?

Total: 30

Answered: 30 / Skipped: 5

2 - (2) Votes
3 - (10) Votes
4 - (7) Votes
5 - (11) Votes

Are there any topics you wish you were more familiar with before attending the Princeton Initiative? In particular, which lectures would have been more valuable given increased familiarity with these topics? *

Total: 19

Answered: 19 / Skipped: 16

To what extent were you satisfied with the level of discussion among participants at the Princeton Initiative?

Total: 33

Answered: 33 / Skipped: 2

Option 3 - (3) Votes
Option 4 - (11) Votes
Option 5 - (19) Votes

Please provide suggestions as to how we can further encourage discussion both at the conference and after the conference is concluded.

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Answered: 17 / Skipped: 18

Do you think there was enough time for “networking” with other students?

Total: 34

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 1

Yes - (29) Votes
No - (5) Votes

Can you think of a particular mechanism to encourage networking among students?

Total: 15

Answered: 15 / Skipped: 20

Quality of Classroom Facilities

Total: 33

Answered: 33 / Skipped: 2

Option 3 - (5) Votes
Option 4 - (5) Votes
Option 5 - (23) Votes

Comments on Classroom Facilities?

Total: 9

Answered: 9 / Skipped: 26

Quality of Meals

Total: 35

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Option 2 - (2) Votes
Option 3 - (7) Votes
Option 4 - (7) Votes
Option 5 - (19) Votes

Comments on Meals?

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Answered: 9 / Skipped: 26

Quality of Lodging

Total: 34

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 1

Option 2 - (1) Votes
Option 3 - (1) Votes
Option 4 - (5) Votes
Option 5 - (27) Votes

Comments on Lodging?

Total: 8

Answered: 8 / Skipped: 27

Any additional comments on the program?

Total: 12

Answered: 12 / Skipped: 23

MARKUS BRUNNERMEIER

Total: 174

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner269000
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding258200
This session provided new information314000
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work2110300
OVERALL RATING269000

YULIY SANNIKOV

Total: 172

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1215341
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1413620
This session provided new information286100
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work217510
OVERALL RATING1613400

CHRIS SIMS

Total: 174

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner2012201
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding2012120
This session provided new information1614301
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work911771
OVERALL RATING1217510

MARYAM FARBOODI

Total: 170

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner218320
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1910410
This session provided new information1910500
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1191040
OVERALL RATING189610

WEI XIONG

Total: 164

Answered: 33 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1413510
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding219300
This session provided new information1216500
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work781241
OVERALL RATING817800

ATIF MIAN

Total: 109

Answered: 22 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner164200
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding138100
This session provided new information810210
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work610411
OVERALL RATING812200

NOBU KIYOTAKI

Total: 169

Answered: 34 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner276100
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding275110
This session provided new information2110300
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work188710
OVERALL RATING267000

MOTOHIRO YOGO

Total: 175

Answered: 35 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner239210
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1813400
This session provided new information2111300
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1610711
OVERALL RATING2012300

Suppose we get rid of cash and consequently monetary policy does not need to worry about the zero lower bound. Do you think in such a world monetary policy can perfectly solve business cycle problems? That is, the zero lower bound is the root of all evil?

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Answered: 36 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
Do you...0551115