Joshua Tasoff

Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University

Assistant Professor

150 E. Tenth Street

Claremont, CA 91711

United States

http://sites.cgu.edu/tasoffj/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Fantasy and Dread: The Demand for Information and the Consumption Utility of the Future

Management Science, Forthcoming, Claremont McKenna College Robert Day School of Economics and Finance Research Paper
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 23 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Ananda R. Ganguly and Joshua Tasoff
Claremont McKenna College - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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anticipatory utility, intrinsic information preferences, information aversion, information avoidance, information-consumption complementarity, information-present-consumption substitutability, positive affect, sexually transmitted diseases, ostrich effect, time preferences

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Exponential-Growth Bias and Lifecycle Consumption

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2015
Matthew Levy and Joshua Tasoff
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 282 (115,932)
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exponential-growth bias, dynamic inconsistency, personal finance, overconsumption, lifecycle consumption, overconfidence

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Everyone Believes in Redemption: Nudges and Overoptimism in Costly Task Completion

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 May 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Robert Letzler and Joshua Tasoff
Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 139 (222,886)
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overoptimism, overconfidence, nudges, rebates, weak cost-salience

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11762
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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household finance, retirement savings, exponential-growth bias, quasi-hyperbolic discounting, present bias, financial literacy, survey-based elicitations

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential‐Growth Bias and Present Bias

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 1636-1658, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Eating to Save the Planet: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial using Individual-Level Food Purchase Data

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2019
Andrew Jalil, Joshua Tasoff and Arturo Bustamante
Occidental College, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health
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Behavioral Environmental Economics, Climate Change, Dietary Change, Food Policy, Global Warming, Meat Consumption

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Exponential-Growth Bias and Overconfidence

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
Matthew Levy and Joshua Tasoff
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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exponential-growth bias, overconfidence, financial literacy, overestimation, overprecision

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The Performance of Time-Preference and Risk-Preference Measures in Surveys

Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 May 2018 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
Joshua Tasoff and Wenjie Zhang
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Claremont Colleges - School of Politics and Economics
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Time Preferences, Risk Preferences, Surveys, Elicitation Method

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Misunderestimation: Exponential-Growth Bias and Time-Varying Returns

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Matthew Levy and Joshua Tasoff
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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exponential-growth bias, compound interest, averaging effect, extrapolation effect

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When Higher Productivity Hurts: The Interaction Between Overconfidence and Capital

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Andrew Royal and Joshua Tasoff
Resources for the Future and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
Downloads 75 (338,643)

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overconfidence, ability-complements, ability-substitutes, excess entry

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Exponential-Growth Bias in Experimental Consumption Decisions

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Matthew Levy and Joshua Tasoff
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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exponential-growth bias, dynamic inconsistency, overconsumption, consumption- savings, personal finance

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A Model of Attention and Anticipation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Joshua Tasoff and Kristof Madarasz
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Trick for a Treat: The Effect of Costume, Identity, and Peers on Norm Violations

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Nov 2019
Claremont Graduate University, Claremont Colleges, Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economics, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Claremont Colleges, Claremont Graduate University - Department of Economics and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Halloween, lying experiment, identity, costume, clothes, norm violation

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Supervised Machine Learning for Eliciting Individual Demand

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2020
John A. Clithero, Jae Joon Lee and Joshua Tasoff
Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon, Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Machine Learning, Willingness to Pay, BDM, Random Forest, Lasso, Prediction

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The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w21482
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Who is a Passive Saver Under Opt-In and Auto-Enrollment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12497
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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present bias, exponential-growth bias, household finance, retirement saving decisions, choice architecture, defaults, financial literacy, procrastination

Who is a Passive Saver Under Opt-In and Auto-Enrollment?

NBER Working Paper No. w26078
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Exponential‐Growth Bias in Experimental Consumption Decisions

Economica, Vol. 87, Issue 345, pp. 52-80, 2020
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2020
Joshua Tasoff
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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17.

Exponential-Growth Bias and Long-Run Investment Decisions

Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Joshua Tasoff
Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University

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