Michael Linden


As a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Michael focuses on fiscal and economic policy.

As a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Michael Linden focuses on fiscal and economic policy, collaborating with other Roosevelt fellows and staff, as well as outside partners, to consider the economic implications of federal policy and write about policy solutions to foster a prosperous society that affirmatively includes all people. Linden is also the Executive Director of the Groundwork Collaborative.

Prior to joining Roosevelt, Linden was the inaugural Managing Director of Policy and Research at the Hub Project. Prior to joining the Hub Project, he was a senior policy adviser to Sen. Patty Murray on the Budget Committee and then the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Before serving on Sen. Murray’s team, Linden was the Managing Director for Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress. Linden earned his master’s degree in public policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, and his bachelor’s from Brown University. He lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and three children.