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

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2nd - (2) Votes
3rd - (25) Votes
4th - (4) Votes

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

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2nd - (5) Votes
3rd - (22) Votes

Please indicate the overall value of this program

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4 - (8) Votes
5 - (19) Votes

How interesting did you find the covered topics?

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5 - (16) Votes

To what extent did the program meet your expectations?

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4 - (14) Votes
5 - (13) Votes

Why or why not?

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Answered: 14 / Skipped: 17

How strongly would you recommend this program to others?

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Option 4 - (8) Votes
Option 5 - (23) Votes

Why or why not, and to whom?

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Answered: 14 / Skipped: 17

Did you attend any other summer schools?

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Yes - (15) Votes
No - (16) 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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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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Thorough Exposition - (13) 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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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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How useful was watching the YouTube video on Markus.Economicus on Money and Banking in preparation for the course?

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2 - (1) Votes
3 - (10) Votes
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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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To what extent were you satisfied with the level of discussion among participants at the Princeton Initiative?

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Option 2 - (1) Votes
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Option 5 - (17) 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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Do you think there was enough time for “networking” with other students?

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Answered: 30 / Skipped: 1

Yes - (22) Votes
No - (8) Votes

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

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Quality of Classroom Facilities

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Option 3 - (2) Votes
Option 4 - (7) Votes
Option 5 - (22) Votes

Comments on Classroom Facilities?

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Quality of Meals

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Option 3 - (6) Votes
Option 4 - (9) Votes
Option 5 - (16) Votes

Comments on Meals?

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Quality of Lodging

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

Comments on Lodging?

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Any additional comments on the program?

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MARKUS BRUNNERMEIER

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner2010010
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1613110
This session provided new information225220
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1210720
OVERALL RATING1811110

YULIY SANNIKOV

Total: 154

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner513571
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding413841
This session provided new information179410
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work912631
OVERALL RATING716611

ATIF MIAN

Total: 154

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner273010
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding282010
This session provided new information197230
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work196501
OVERALL RATING244110

NOBU KIYOTAKI

Total: 154

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner198130
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding226210
This session provided new information1710220
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1410430
OVERALL RATING225210

MOTOHIRO YOGO

Total: 155

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1612210
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1710310
This session provided new information198301
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work1271020
OVERALL RATING1611310

WEI XIONG

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner158610
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding1610310
This session provided new information159510
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work761070
OVERALL RATING1211700

CHRIS SIMS

Total: 150

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Strongly AgreeSomewhat AgreeNeither Agree nor DisagreeSomewhat DisagreeStrongly Disagree
The material was presented in an understandable manner1010640
The speaker taught at or near my level of understanding127740
This session provided new information99930
This session explored concepts that will be useful in my work771420
OVERALL RATING814620

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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