Mike Bennon

Michael Bennon

  • Research Scholar
  • Program Manager, Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative

Encina Hall
616 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA 94305-6055

Biography

Michael Bennon is a Research Scholar at CDDRL for the Global Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative. Michael's research interests include infrastructure policy, project finance, public-private partnerships and institutional design in the infrastructure sector. Michael also teaches Global Project Finance to graduate students at Stanford. Prior to Stanford, Michael served as a Captain in the US Army and US Army Corps of Engineers for five years, leading Engineer units, managing projects, and planning for infrastructure development in the United States, Iraq, Afghanistan and Thailand. 

publications

Journal Articles
May 2022

The obsolescing bargain crosses the Belt and Road Initiative: renegotiations on BRI projects

Author(s)
The obsolescing bargain crosses the Belt and Road Initiative: renegotiations on BRI projects
Working Papers
May 2019

HOW THE BELT AND ROAD GAINED STEAM: CAUSES AND IMPLICATIONS OF CHINA’S RISE IN GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Author(s)
HOW THE BELT AND ROAD GAINED STEAM: CAUSES AND IMPLICATIONS OF CHINA’S RISE IN GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE

In The News

Governance in California
News

Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law Releases Policy and Scenario Report on the Future of California's Governance

The research team led by Francis Fukuyama and Michael Bennon examined where California has been, where it’s at, and where it’s headed when it comes to possible scenarios and policy alternatives for the future.
Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law Releases Policy and Scenario Report on the Future of California's Governance
Infrastructure
Q&As

Stanford scholars discuss state of U.S. infrastructure as the president promotes his $1 trillion plan

Stanford scholars Frank Fukuyama and Raymond Levitt discuss how and where federal dollars should be allocated to enhance the nation’s aging and distressed infrastructure.
Stanford scholars discuss state of U.S. infrastructure as the president promotes his $1 trillion plan
Text on blue background that reads "GOVERNANCE, MEDIA AND CIVIL SOCIETY are critical to the long-term success of California" with logos for California100.org, Stanford's CDDRL, and California 100
News

CDDRL Awarded a California 100 Grant to Evaluate Governance, Media and Civil Society in California’s Future

The research will be led by Francis Fukuyama, Mosbacher Director of CDDRL, and Michael Bennon, Program Manager of CDDRL’s Infrastructure Policy Research Initiative
CDDRL Awarded a California 100 Grant to Evaluate Governance, Media and Civil Society in California’s Future
Top