Geoffrey J.D. Hewings

Geoffrey J.D. Hewings

Director, Regional Economic Applications Laboratory

Professor Emeritus

Department of Geography

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Geoffrey J.D. Hewings' major research efforts are directed toward modeling of urban, regional and interregional economic systems. Much of this work is based on a set of econometric-input-output models that have been developed for several metropolitan areas and states in the United States as well as several regions in Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia and Japan. Hewings heads the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL).

Associated IGPA Projects

Illinois Economic Review

Former Experience

Hewings served on the faculty of the Universities of Kent (Canterbury, UK) and Toronto (Canada) before coming to Illinois. He has also been a visiting professor at universities in Korea, Japan, Indonesia, China, Israel, Spain, Australia and Chile.

Professional Appointments

Adjunct Professor, University of Indonesia, Jakarta


PhD, MA: University of Washington, Seattle

Undergraduate: University of Birmingham, England