Tobias Preis and Suzy Moat are Co-Directors of the Data Science Lab, which examines how Big Data can offer insights into human behaviour and decision making.

Here, the pair, who are also Fellows at the Alan Turing Institute, talk to Core Insights host Trevor Barnes about how they have used aircraft flight data to produce real-time indicators of a nation's economic activity. 

Such data can give economists and central banks quicker and more up-to-date information on how an economy is doing. Read more on this here.