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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Regional Economics Applications Laboratory

Andre Fernandes Tomon Avelino

Geoffrey Hewings

PhD Student
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics

E-mail: fernan17@illinois.edu
Website: publish.illinois.edu/andreavelino


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, expected 2018
B.S. Economics, University of Sao Paulo (USP), 2010

Research Areas

Regional Economics
Input-Output Analysis
Natural Disasters


Avelino, A. (2017). Disaggregating Input-Output Tables in Time: the Temporal Input-Output Framework, Economic Systems Research, 29(3), 313-334. [Full Paper]

Carrascal, A., Avelino, A., and Franco, A. (2017). Gray water and environmental externalities: International patterns of water pollution through a structural decomposition analysis, Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, 1174-1187. [Full Paper]

Avelino, A., Baylis, K., and Honey-Roses, J. (2016). Goldilocks and the Raster Grid: Selecting Scale when Evaluating Conservation Programs, PLOS ONE, 11(12). [Full Paper]

Working Papers

Comparing the economic impact of natural disasters generated by different input-output models. An application to the 2007 Chehalis River Flood (WA) (with Sandy Dall'Erba) (revise and resubmit to Risk Analysis)

The Challenge of Estimating the Impact of Disasters: many approaches, many limitations and a compromise (with Geoffrey Hewings) (submitted as a chapter for the second edition of the book Modeling Spatial and Economic Impacts of Disasters) [WP Version]

Revisiting the Temporal Leontief Inverse: new insights on regional structural change (with Andre Carrascal and Alberto Franco) (revise and resubmitted to Economic Systems Research)

Tracking an Atmospheric River in a Warmer Climate: from Water Vapor to Economic Impacts (with Francina Dominguez, Sandy Dall'erba, Shuyi Huang, Ali Mehran, Huancui Hu, Arthur Schmidt, Lawrence Schick and Dennis Lettenmaier) (revise and resubmit to Earth System Dynamics)

A Social-Environmental Regional Sequential Interindustry Economic Model for Energy Planning: Evaluating the Impacts of New Power Plants in Brazil (with Geoffrey Hewings and Joaquim Guilhoto) [WP Version]

Research in Progress

Following the Buck: Externalities of American Households in an Evolving Trading World (with Andre Carrascal and Alberto Franco)

Now Hiring: Seasonal Labor Requirements through a Quarterly I-O model (with Andre Carrascal, Alberto Franco and Diana Gutierrez)