Articles in refereed journals


  • Benner, M. (2020). A new Arab social contract? Institutional perspectives for economic growth in Arab countries. Cham: Springer.
  • Benner, M. (2012). Clusterpolitik: Wege zur Verknüpfung von Theorie und politischer Umsetzung (Cluster policy: ways to link theory and political implementation). Münster: LIT.

Book chapters

  • Benner, M. (2020). Cluster policy in Tunisia: From institutional voids to smart specialization. In: Gutowski, A., Hassan, N.M., Knedlik, T., Ngo Tong, C.M., Wohlmuth, K. (eds.): Science, technology and innovation policies for inclusive growth in Africa: Human skills development and country cases. African Development Perspectives Yearbook, Vol. 21. Münster: LIT, 319-346.
  • Benner, M. (2017). Smart specialisation and cluster emergence: Building blocks for evolutionary regional policies. In: Fornahl, D., Hassink, R. (eds.): The life cycle of clusters: A policy perspective. Cheltenham: Elgar, 151-172.
  • Benner, M. (2017). The legacy of Sidi Bouzid: Overcoming spatial inequalities in Tunisia. In: Křížek, D., Záhořík, J. (eds.): Beyond the ‘Arab spring’ in North Africa: Macro and micro perspectives. Lanham: Lexington, 47-65.
  • Benner, M. (2015). Europa und der Maghreb: Von der Nachbarschaft zur Wirtschaftspartnerschaft (Europe and the Maghreb: From neighborhood to economic partnership). In: Neuss, Beate, Nötzold, Antje (eds.): The Southern Mediterranean: Challenges to the European foreign and security policy. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 57-82.

Technical reports