Stephen Weymouth
McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University
327 Hariri Building
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
stephen.weymouth (at)


Journal Articles

"Partisan Cycles in Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence from U.S. Imports" (with Pablo Pinto). Economics & Politics, forthcoming.

2016. "Competition Politics: Interest Groups, Democracy, and Antitrust Reform in Developing Countries." The Antitrust Bulletin 61(2): 296-316.

2015. "The Influence of Firm Global Supply Chains and Foreign Currency Undervaluations on U.S. Trade Disputes" (with J. Bradford Jensen and Dennis P. Quinn). International Organization 69(4): 913-947. An earlier version is NBER Working Paper 19239.

2014. "Unbundling the Relationship between Authoritarian Legislatures and Political Risk" (with Nathan Jensen and Edmund Malesky). British Journal of Political Science 44(3): 655-684. Summary on the Washington Post's Monkey Cage.

2013. "Government Partisanship and Property Rights: Cross-Country Firm-Level Evidence" (with J. Lawrence Broz). Economics & Politics 25(2): 229-256.

2012. "Firm Lobbying and Influence in Developing Countries: A Multilevel Approach." Business and Politics 14(4): 1-26.

2012. "The Social Construction of Policy Reform: Economists and Trade Liberalization around the World" (with J. Muir Macpherson). International Interactions 38(5): 670-702.

2011. "Political Institutions and Property Rights: Veto Players and Foreign Exchange Commitments in 127 Countries." Comparative Political Studies 44(2): 211-240.

2011. "National Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective: Evidence from Latin America" (with Richard Feinberg). Latin American Politics and Society 53(3): 141-159.

2010. "The Politics of Stock Market Development" (with Peter Gourevitch and Pablo Pinto). Review of International Political Economy 17(2): 378-409.

2008. "Exchange Rate Policy Attitudes: Direct Evidence from Survey Data" (with J. Lawrence Broz and Jeffry Frieden). IMF Staff Papers 55(3): 417-444. 

Other Publication

2015. "Interest Groups" in The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, Michael T. Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell).


Work in Progress

"The Distributional Consequences of Preferential Trade Liberalization: Firm-level Evidence" (with Leonardo Baccini and Pablo Pinto). Accepted for publication, International Organization.

"Winners and Losers in International Trade: The Effects on U.S. Presidential Voting" (with J. Bradford Jensen and Dennis P. Quinn). NBER Working Paper 21899. [slides] Media coverage: Bloomberg, The Economist.

"The Political Origins of Exchange Rate Valuations" (with Dennis P. Quinn and A. Maria Toyoda).

"Services Liberalization and MNC Activities." (with J. Bradford Jensen and Dennis P. Quinn). [slides]

"Formal Versus Informal Channels: How Firm Size Affects Corporate Political Activities" (with Jeffrey T. Macher and John W. Mayo). Paper to be presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics (June 2016) and the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (August 2016).

"Political Risk Insurance and U.S. Firm Foreign Direct Investment." (with Nathan Jensen). Research proposal approved by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

"What Explains Firm Lobbying over U.S. Trade Agreements?" (with Leonardo Baccini).