Economy Asks: Chicago

Home of the Bears, the Bulls and the Blues Brothers, we spoke to the lovely people of Chicago to find out what they had to say about economics...

Chicago is 12th in the list of the world's most economically powerful cities. In fact, its economy is bigger than Switzerland, Poland and Belgium! Given these impressive stats, we wanted to hear what the people of the city had to say about economics.

But, like many other places we've visited - London, Detroit, Hawaii - lots of those we spoke to believed the way politicians and the media talk about economics isn't always clear. Here's what they told us...

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