Department of Geography



Geoffrey J.D. Hewings is a member of the Working Group on the Fiscal Health of Illinois. His 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 is the founder of the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.