Behavioral economist Wendy de la Rosa regretted how much she was spending, but felt like she couldn’t stop. She shares the lifehack that got her spending under control -- and two other money-saving tricks.Continue reading
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Wendy De La Rosa's work has been published in Scientific American, PBS Newshour, Forbes and Tech Crunch. In addition, she was recently named a Forbes "30 Under 30" honoree and a Daisy and Paul Soros scholar. De La Rosa is also a PhD at Stanford's Graduate School of Business focusing on consumer behavior.
Prior to starting Common Cents Lab, De La Rosa helped start Google's first behavioral economics unit, optimizing product strategy and design, customer retention and engagement, and revenue across 30+ teams. She was also a researcher at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where she collaborated with Dr. Adam Grant on research and application projects related to organizational behavior, employee motivation and burn-out. She was also a private equity investor at Goldman Sachs.
De La Rosa holds a bachelor's in economics with a concentration in management and finance from Wharton. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. In her spare time, De La Rosa leads a monthly behavioral economic reading and discussion series.