Mr Herman Geyer

Herman S Geyer
Herman S GeyerResearch Analyst, Lecturer

Herman Geyer graduated in 2007 and has worked in diverse planning disciplines in South Africa and the UK including environmental planning, development economics, regional statistics and town planning. As a consultant he has been involved in various capacities including private sector rezonings and subdivisions, the formulation of district and municipal plans, feasibility studies and audits and public participation facilitation. He completed a Masters degree in Regional and Urban Planning Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2011. Since 2011 he has been involved in research and lecturing at CRUISE.

  • MSc (Regional and Urban Planning) – London School of Economics and Political Science, 2011
  • BA (Town and Regional Planning) – University of Pretoria (Cum Laude), 2007

Geyer H. S., Geyer H. S. Jr. and du Plessis, D. J. 2012. Migration, geographies of marginality and informality – impacts on upper and lower ends of urban systems in the North and South. European Planning Studies 20(4) : 1–21.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer H. S., du Plessis D. J. and van Eeden A. 2012. Differential urbanisation trends in South Africa – national, regional and local equivalents, Environment and Planning A 44(12) : 2940–2956.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer H. S. and du Plessis D. J. 2012. Settlement preferences in South Africa – National and Local perspectives. CRUISE Working Document. Paper presented at the SAPI Planning Africa conference, Durban, 17–19 September 2012.


Geyer H. S., du Plessis D. J., Geyer H. S. Jr., van Eeden A. 2012. Urbanisation and migration trends in South Africa: Theory and policy implications, in Redefining “urban”: A new way to measure metropolitan areas, OECD Publishing.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer, H. S. and du Plessis, D. J. 2012. Differential urbanisation: Population redistribution trends in South Africa between 2001 and 2007, CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2012. Externalised urban economies in the global periphery: Future trends and challenges in African cities, CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2012. Poverty trap: national government intervention in rural agricultural systems. CRUISE Working Document. Paper presented at the SAPI Planning Africa conference, Durban, 17–19 September 2012.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2012. Institutonalist pro-poor development at the regional level. CRUISE Working Document. Paper presented at the SAPI Planning Africa conference, Durban, 17–19 September 2012.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2012. Reorientating pro-poor local economic development: an institutionalist approach, CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer, H. S. and du Plessis, D. J. 2012. Future trends in the form of African Cities in 2050, CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer H. S., du Plessis D. J. and van Eeden A. 2012. Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture along the Western Cape garden route. SANPAD Working document.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Schloms B. H. A., du Plessis D. J. and Van Eeden A. 2012. Land quality, urban development and urban agriculture within the Cape Town urban edge. Town and Regional Planning 59, pp. 41–52.


Geyer H. S. Jr., Geyer H. S., du Plessis D. J. and van Eeden A. 2011. Recent morphological trends in metropolitan South Africa. CRUISE Research Report.


Geyer H. S., du Plessis D. J., Geyer H. S. Jr. and van Eeden A. 2011 Differential urbanisation: recent population redistribution trends in South Africa. CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2011 The poverty trap: Bridging the diseconomies of subsistence agriculture in South Africa. CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2011 Competing inner city and out-of town retail-led regeneration schemes in the West Midlands. CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer H. S. Jr. 2011 Birmingham retail-led development schemes. CRUISE Working Document.


Geyer, H. S. Jr. 2010. A case study of the efficacy of retail-led mega-schemes in the regeneration of city-centres with reference to Birmingham. Dissertation for Masters Degree in Regional and Urban Planning Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Geyer, H. S. Jr. 2007. New Institutionalism within Local Economic Development initiatives in the Royal Bafokeng Nation. Dissertation for Bachelors Degree in Town and Regional Planning at the University of Pretoria.


  • Economic geography, particularly the morphological development of urban regions over time,
  • The economic and spatial effects of policy in terms of it’s effect on population settlement patterns and firm location in a dual-sector economy.
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