Heiwai Tang is Assistant Professor of International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Research Fellow of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the Center of Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESIfo) in Germany, as well as the Globalization and Economic Policy Center in the U.K. He has been a consultant to the World Bank, United Nations, and Asian Development Bank, and held visiting positions at the IMF, MIT Sloan School of Management, Harvard University, and RIETI. He is an associate editor of Journal of Comparative Economics. Tang received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT. His research interests span a wide range of theoretical and empirical topics in international trade. His recent research studies how offshoring affects the domestic buyer-supplier networks; how firms learn from their neighbors to export; how China successfully moved up the global value chains; and how trade and foreign direct investment enhance firms' and thus aggregate productivity. His work has been published in leading journals in economics, including American Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, and World Bank Economic Review.