Dr. Mick Couper will contribute his time and expertise on the ?Understanding household finance through better measurement? project being conducted at the University of Essex. Couper will contribute to the design of the Spending Study 2. This includes contributing to the design of experiments that will be carried on the Innovation Panel sample and on a separate access panel, contributing to the specification of questionnaires, and to the specification of an app and an online diary to measure spending. Couper will also provide guidance on analyses and contribute to the writing of three journal papers using the Spending Study 2 data.