Hiau Looi Kee

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

MSN3-311

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/hkee

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Scholarly Papers (25)

Domestic Value Added in Exports: Theory and Firm Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7491
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Hiau Looi Kee and Heiwai Tang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Transport and Trade Logistics, Industrial and Consumer Services and Products, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Construction Industry, General Manufacturing, Common Carriers Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Labor Markets

Domestic Value Added in Exports: Theory and Firm Evidence from China

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5614
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Hiau Looi Kee and Heiwai Tang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
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firm heterogeneity, domestic value added, value added trade, China, global value chains, trade liberalization, FDI liberalization

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Competition Law as Market Discipline

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Hiau Looi Kee and Bernard Hoekman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
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Competition law, import penetration, industry markup, country size.

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Developing Countries, New Trade Barriers, and the Global Economic Crisis

MANAGING OPENNESS: TRADE AND OUTWARD-ORIENTED GROWTH AFTER THE CRISIS, pp. 63-83, Mona Haddad, Ben Shepherd, eds., The World Bank, Washington, D.C., 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Chad P. Bown and Hiau Looi Kee
Peterson Institute for International Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Global economic crisis, protectionism, developing countries, temporary trade barriers, antidumping, countervailing duties, safeguards, OTRI, MA-OTRI

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Estimating Trade Restrictiveness Indices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3840
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Geneva and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Free Trade, Economic Theory & Research, Trade Policy, Consumption, Markets and Market Access

Estimating Trade Restrictiveness Indices

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5576
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
University of Geneva, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Trade restrictiveness indices

Estimating Trade Restrictiveness Indices

Economic Journal, Vol. 119, No. 534, pp. 172-199, January 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Dec 2008
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Geneva
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A Model on Knowledge and Endogenous Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3539
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Derek H.C. Chen and Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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endogenous growth, human capital, scale effects, knowledge

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Citation 41

Export Variety and Country Productivity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3412
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert C. Feenstra and Hiau Looi Kee
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Export Variety and Country Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w10830
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Robert C. Feenstra and Hiau Looi Kee
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Citation 52

Import Demand Elasticities and Trade Distortions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3452
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Geneva and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Import demand elasticities, GDP function, trade restrictiveness, deadweight loss

Import Demand Elasticities and Trade Distortions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4669
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
University of Geneva, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Import demand elasticities, GDP function, trade restrictiveness, deadweight loss

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Markup, Returns to Scale, and Productivity: A Case Study of Singapore's Manufacturing Sector

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2857
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Aug 2002
Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Is Protectionism on the Rise? Assessing National Trade Policies During the Crisis of 2008

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5274
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hiau Looi Kee, Cristina Neagu and Alessandro Nicita
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Trade Law, Trade Policy, Economic Theory & Research, Free Trade, Trade and Services

Birth Order Matters: The Effect of Family Size and Birth Order on Educational Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1713
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Alison L. Booth and Hiau Looi Kee
Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Family size, birth order, education

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Short-Term Impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom's Export of Goods

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8195
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Hiau Looi Kee and Alessandro Nicita
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and United Nations - Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Rules of Origin, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade Policy, Transport and Trade Logistics

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Trade, Capital Accumulation and Structural Unemployment: An Empirical Study of the Singapore Economy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3272
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Feb 2004
Hiau Looi Kee, Hian Teck Hoon and Lin Yeok Tan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Singapore Management University and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Endogenous natural rate of unemployment, wage bargaining, specific-factors model, Stolper-Samuelson effect, Rybczynski effect.

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Markups, Entry Regulation, and Trade: Does Country Size Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2662
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Bernard Hoekman, Marcelo Olarreaga and Hiau Looi Kee
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Geneva and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Imports, Entry, and Competition Law as Market Disciplines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3031
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Bernard Hoekman and Hiau Looi Kee
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Imports, Entry and Competition Law as Market Disciplines

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3777
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Apr 2003
Bernard Hoekman and Hiau Looi Kee
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Competition law, import penetration, domestic entry, industry markup

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The Regulation and Supervision of Banks Around the World - a New Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2588
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 94 (263,381)
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Payment Systems & Infrastructure, Insurance & Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Financial Crisis Management & Restructuring, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform

The Effects of Domestic Climate Change Measures on International Competitiveness

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5309
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hiau Looi Kee, Hong Ma and Muthukumara Mani
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and World Bank
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Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Climate Change Economics, Energy and Environment, Environment and Energy Efficiency, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

The Effects of Domestic Climate Change Measures on International Competitiveness

World Economy, Vol. 33, No. 6, pp. 820-829, June 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Hiau Looi Kee, Hong Ma and Muthukumara Mani
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and World Bank
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Do Trade Policy Differences Induce Sorting? Theory and Evidence from Bangladeshi Apparel Exporters

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Nov 2006
Svetlana A. Demidova, Hiau Looi Kee and Kala Krishna
Department of Economics, McMaster University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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Rules of origin, firm heterogeneity, export performance and productivity

Do Trade Policy Differences Induce Sorting? Theory and Evidence from Bangladeshi Apparel Exporters

NBER Working Paper No. w12725
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2009
Svetlana A. Demidova, Hiau Looi Kee and Kala Krishna
Department of Economics, McMaster University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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Market Access for Sale: Latin America's Lobbying for U.S. Tariff Preferences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3198
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hiau Looi Kee, Marcelo Olarreaga and Peri A. Silva
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Geneva and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Productivity or Endowments? Sectoral Evidence for Hong Kong's Aggregate Growth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2892
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Local Intermediate Inputs and the Shared Supplier Spillovers of Foreign Direct Investment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7050
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Hiau Looi Kee
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade Policy, Rules of Origin, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Investment and Investment Climate, Private Sector Economics

Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7156
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Pennsylvania State University - College of the Liberal Arts - Department of Economic, Department of Economics, McMaster University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade Policy, Rules of Origin, Transport Services, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, General Manufacturing, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Construction Industry

Firm Heterogeneity and Costly Trade: A New Estimation Strategy and Policy Experiments

NBER Working Paper No. w16557
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Pennsylvania State University - College of the Liberal Arts - Department of Economic, Department of Economics, McMaster University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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Firm Level Heterogeneous Productivity and Demand Shocks: Evidence from Bangladesh

NBER Working Paper No. w13698
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2008
Hiau Looi Kee and Kala Krishna
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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Mark-Ups, Entry Regulation and Trade: Does Country Size Matter?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2853
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Bernard Hoekman, Hiau Looi Kee and Marcelo Olarreaga
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Geneva
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Entry regulation, import penetration, industry markup, country size

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Market Access for Sale: Latin America's Lobbying for Us Tariff Preferences

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4077
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
Hiau Looi Kee, Marcelo Olarreaga and Peri A. Silva
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Geneva and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
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Trade, political economy, Latin America, United States

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Trade Liberalisation and Export Variety: A Comparison of Mexico and China

The World Economy, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 5-21, January 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Robert C. Feenstra and Hiau Looi Kee
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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