Adam N. Michel focuses on tax policy and the federal budget as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. His research focuses on the economics of taxation, international tax competition, and the federal budget.
Michel is published and quoted in outlets such as The New York Times, 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.
Michel received his MA in economics from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and also holds a BA in politics from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. He is an alumnus of the Mercatus MA Fellowship program and is currently pursuing his PhD in economics at George Mason University.
Originally from California, Michel enjoys rock climbing, skiing, and cooking in his spare time.