Senior Policy Fellow
Michael Linden is a senior policy fellow at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. He has more than 15 years of experience in economic policy roles, ranging from government service to think tanks to advocacy organizations. Immediately prior to joining Equitable Growth, Linden served in the Biden Administration and was a senior advisor and then the executive associate director at the White House Office of Management and Budget, where he worked on a wide array of public policies and was integrally involved in producing the President’s budget. Linden also previously served as a senior advisor on the Senate Budget and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committees under the leadership of Sen. Patty Murray. Linden was the founding Executive Director of the Groundwork Collaborative, as well as the inaugural managing director for policy and research at The Hub Project. He also was the managing director of economic policy at the Center for American Progress. Linden earned his B.A. in political science and government from Brown University, and his Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.