Eunkyoung Park

Ph.D. Student

Phone: (515) 708-5994

email: ekpark@iastate.edu

Education:

  • MA in Hotel Tourism and Management at Kyung Hee University

Research Interests:

  • Decision making process in tourists’ behavior and leisure activity
  • Assessing international and local tourists’ attitudes toward tourism development
  • Valuation of natural and cultural heritage sites
  • Forecasting tourism demand and estimating economic impacts

Industry Experience:

  • Research Analystat the Department of Business Management Strategy Division at Korea Management Association Consulting
  • Research Assistant at Seoul Development Institute in Seoul, Korea
  • Editing Assistant at The Academy of Korea Hospitality & Tourism
  • Research Assistant at Korea Culture and Tourism Institute
  • Teaching Assistant at Department of Hotel Management at Kyung Hee Cyber University

Publications:

  • Park, E. K., Keum, K. Y., & Lee, C. K. (2011). Analysis of the relationships between major economic variables and tourism demand using a vector error correction model (VECM): the case of Japanese inbound tourists. Korean Journal of Tourism & Leisure Research, 23(1), 45-64.
  • Park E. K., & Song, H. J. (2012). A study on the finding the most appropriate time series forecasting model in Jeju Island. Paper presented at The 2012 TOSOK (Tourism Sciences Society of Korea) International Tourism Conference, July 4-6, 2012, Ulsan, Korea.

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Volunteer at Good Neighbors, an organization engaged in supporting children internationally