Hiau Looi Kee is a Lead Economist with the Trade Team of the World Bank Research Department. Her research focuses on trade, productivity and growth at the firm and aggregate level. Her current projects include studying the domestic value-added in exports, shared-supplier spillovers of FDI, rules of origin and firm productivity in Bangladesh's garment sector and large scale estimations of import demand elasticities, ad valorem equivalent of non-tariff measures, and trade restrictiveness indexes. Her work has been published in many general interests economics journals and the top field journals. She has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Davis.