Princeton Initiative 2019
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In which year of your Ph.D. program are you?

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Answered: 28 / Skipped: 1

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

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

Total: 27

Answered: 27 / Skipped: 2

2nd - (7) Votes
3rd - (20) Votes

Please indicate the overall value of this program

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

2 - (1) Votes
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4 - (11) Votes
5 - (15) Votes

How interesting did you find the covered topics?

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4 - (12) Votes
5 - (13) Votes

To what extent did the program meet your expectations?

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4 - (11) Votes
5 - (15) Votes

Why or why not?

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Answered: 13 / Skipped: 16

How strongly would you recommend this program to others?

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

Option 3 - (1) Votes
Option 4 - (4) Votes
Option 5 - (22) Votes

Why or why not, and to whom?

Total: 13

Answered: 13 / Skipped: 16

Did you attend any other summer schools?

Total: 26

Answered: 26 / Skipped: 3

Yes - (9) Votes
No - (17) 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

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Answered: 6 / Skipped: 23

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?

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Answered: 26 / Skipped: 3

Thorough Exposition - (11) Votes
Concise Presentation - (15) Votes

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

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3 - (5) Votes
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5 - (11) Votes

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

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2 - (1) Votes
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5 - (17) Votes

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

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

2 - (1) Votes
3 - (9) Votes
4 - (6) Votes
5 - (7) 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? *

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Answered: 5 / Skipped: 24

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

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

Option 2 - (1) Votes
Option 3 - (6) Votes
Option 4 - (7) Votes
Option 5 - (13) 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: 11 / Skipped: 18

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

Total: 28

Answered: 28 / Skipped: 1

Yes - (21) Votes
No - (7) Votes

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

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Answered: 8 / Skipped: 21

Quality of Classroom Facilities

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

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

Comments on Classroom Facilities?

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Quality of Meals

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Option 2 - (1) Votes
Option 3 - (5) Votes
Option 4 - (10) Votes
Option 5 - (11) Votes

Comments on Meals?

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Answered: 10 / Skipped: 19

Quality of Lodging

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Answered: 29 / Skipped: 0

Option 3 - (1) Votes
Option 4 - (3) Votes
Option 5 - (24) Votes

Comments on Lodging?

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Answered: 8 / Skipped: 21

Any additional comments on the program?

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Answered: 7 / Skipped: 22

MARKUS BRUNNERMEIER

Total: 138

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner197200
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding207100
This session provided new information224200
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work206110
OVERALL RATING195200

YULIY SANNIKOV

Total: 139

Answered: 28 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner773101
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding812251
This session provided new information207100
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work166420
OVERALL RATING127800

ATIF MIAN

Total: 139

Answered: 28 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner243100
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding216100
This session provided new information188110
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work165430
OVERALL RATING187200

NOBU KIYOTAKI

Total: 129

Answered: 26 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1410200
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding168200
This session provided new information149300
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work117530
OVERALL RATING149200

MOTOHIRO YOGO

Total: 129

Answered: 26 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner149300
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding137600
This session provided new information167300
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work107630
OVERALL RATING157300

WEI XIONG

Total: 129

Answered: 26 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner185201
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding158210
This session provided new information205100
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1310201
OVERALL RATING186010

CHRIS SIMS

Total: 134

Answered: 27 / Skipped: 0

Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1211400
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1310400
This session provided new information146430
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work109611
OVERALL RATING128600

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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