PhD in economics
 International trade
 Macroeconomic approach of food security
 Foreign Direct Investment in developing countries
 Rizk, R., Ben Slimane, M. (2018). “Modelling the relationship between Poverty, Environment and Institutions: A panel data study“. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
 Ben Slimane, M., Huchet-Bourdon, M., Zitouna, H. (2016). “The role of sectoral FDI in promoting agricultural production and improving food security“. International Economics, Volume 145, pp 50–65.
Work in progress
 Ben Slimane, M., Huchet-Bourdon, M., Zitouna, H. (2015). “Are there links between FDI,energy price and food imports dependency in developing countries? Evidence from Panel VAR Model”
 Ben Slimane, M., Huchet-Bourdon, M., Zitouna, H. (2017). “FDI and food security in DCs: Does Institutional quality matter?“.