Jong Min Kim Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D. in Marketing, University of Texas at Dallas, December 2015

Master of Economics, Vanderbilt University, May 2010

Bachelor of Economics, University of Seoul, February 2005

Biography

Prof. Jong Min Kim received his Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Texas at Dallas. After graduation, he worked for University of Science and Technology of China in China and KIMEP University in Kazakhstan. His work has been accepted by journals such as the Journal of Interactive Marketing, International Journal of Electronic Commerce and others. He is currently serving as an associate editor for the Electronic Commerce Research and Applications journal.

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Marketing, February 2020 – Present
College of Business & Public Management, Wenzhou-Kean University

Assistant Professor of Marketing, August 2019 –January 2020
Bang College of Business, KIMEP University

Assistant Professor of Marketing, March 2016 –July 2019
School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

There are two streams of his research. One stream is to investigate the impacts of online word-of-mouth on customer choices, and the other focuses on the effects of management responses to online customer reviews. Together with these, he has recently expanded his research interests to corporate social responsibility (henceforth, CSR). For these studies, he employs text mining, as well as econometric methods such as the panel vector autoregressive model, Matching methods, Difference-in-Difference estimation, and Regression-Discontinuity design based on a quasi-experimental approach.

Recent Publications

Jong Min Kim, Mina Jun, Chung K. Kim (2018), “The Effects of Culture on Consumers’ Consumption and Generation of Online Reviews”, Journal of Interactive Marketing, 43, 134-150. (Impact Factor: 3.864, CABS Level 3).

Haoxiang Ma, Jong Min Kim, Eunkyung Lee (2019), “Empirical Analysis of Time Dynamic Review Manipulation and Its Impact on Box Office Revenue”, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 35, 100840.  (Impact Factor: 2.911, CABS Level 2).

Haoxiang Ma, Jong Min Kim, Eunkyung Lee (2020), A 2020 Perspective on “Analyzing Dynamic Review Manipulation and Its Impact on Movie Box Office Revenue”, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 41, 100950. (Invited paper, Impact Factor: 2.911, CABS Level 2).

Jong Min Kim, Jeongsoo Han, and Mina Jun (2020), “Differences in Mobile and Non-mobile Reviews: The Role of Cognitive Costs”, International Journal of Electronic Commerce. 24 (4), 450-473. (Impact Factor: 3.439, ABS Level 3)

Jong Min Kim, Kyusung Hwang, and Soonchul Hyun (2020), “Understanding the Dynamics of Review Posting and the Management Intervention Effects on Those Dynamics”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 88, 102526. (Impact Factor: 4.465, ABS Level 3)

Jong Min Kim, and Kyusung Hwang (2020), “Roles of Emotional Expressions in Review Generation and Consumption Processes”, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 86, 102454. (Impact Factor: 4.465, ABS Level 3)

Haoxiang Ma, Jong Min Kim, and Eunkyung Lee (2020), A 2020 Perspective on “Analyzing Dynamic Review Manipulation and Its Impact on Movie Box Office Revenue”, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 41, 100950. (Invited paper, Impact Factor: 3.824, ABS Level 2)

Jong Min Kim, Miyea Kim and Sookyoung Key (2020), “When profile photos matter: The roles of reviewer profile photos in the online review generation and consumption processes”, Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing. (Impact Factor: 2.520, ABS Level 1)

Jong Min Kim, and Soonchul Hyun (2021), “The New Review Distribution Channel: Social Network Interface Systems”, Tourism Management. 83, 104230. (Impact Factor: 7.432)