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


Journal Articles

2016. "Competition Politics: Interest Groups, Democracy, and Antitrust Reform in Developing Countries." The Antitrust Bulletin (forthcoming).

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

"Winners and Losers in International Trade: The Effects on Voting" (with J. Bradford Jensen and Dennis P. Quinn). [slides]

"The Distributional Consequences of Preferential Trade Liberalization: Firm-level Evidence" (with Leonardo Baccini and Pablo Pinto). Revise and resubmit.

"Partisan Cycles in Offshore Outsourcing: Evidence from U.S. Imports" (with Pablo Pinto).

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

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

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