The 21st Show

“Paychecks are growing more than inflation,” says Kirabo Jackson, White House economic advisor from Illinois


A conversation with White House economic advisor and Northwestern University professor Kirabo Jackson. He's discussed growth in the economy, income inequality, cost of living, and the potential for a recession. After finishing our conversation with him, we discuss what we just heard and what else is happening in Washington with congressional correspondent Linda Kenyon.

Kirabo Jackson

Member of the Council of Economic Advisers in President Joe Biden's administration

Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Linda Kenyon

Illinois Public Media Washington Reporter