Joshua Tasoff

Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University

Assistant Professor

150 E. Tenth Street

Claremont, CA 91711

United States

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

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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
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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
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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, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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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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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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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
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overconfidence, ability-complements, ability-substitutes, excess entry

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

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 05 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2018
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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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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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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Supervised Machine Learning for Eliciting Individual Reservation Values

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 May 2019
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, Boosted Regression, Response Time

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Exponential-Growth Bias and Long-Run Investment Decisions

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

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