Aidan Arasasingham

Program Coordinator and Research Assistant, Economics Program

Aidan Arasasingham is a program coordinator and research assistant with the Economics Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In this role, he supports research on international economic policy, global economic governance, and the domestic foundations of U.S. power, with a focus on the Indo-Pacific. Previously, Aidan spent two summers studying in China and worked for the CSIS Scholl Chair in International Business, the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, Holland & Knight LLP, and the Los Angeles Business Council. A national leader on higher education and economic mobility issues, Aidan represented over 285,000 students as president of the University of California Student Association and has been featured in NPR, CNN, and the Los Angeles Times. He holds a BA in global studies with minors in art history and urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Email: aarasasingham [at]