Adam Michel is a deputy staff director for the United States Congress Joint Economic Committee. He was previously a policy analyst for the Heritage Foundation.
At Heritage, Mr. Michel focused on tax policy and the federal budget in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies. His research focused on the economics of taxation, international tax competition, and the federal budget.
Mr. Michel has been published and quoted in outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, US News and World Report, and The Federalist.
Prior to joining Heritage, he was a program manager for the Spending and Budget Initiative at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, where he worked on a broad range of topics relating to federal fiscal policy. He has also worked as a research associate at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Mr. Michel received his PhD and Master’s degree in economics from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in politics from Whitman College in Washington. He is an alumnus of the Mercatus MA Fellowship program.