Faculty and Staff Directory » Jewoo Kim

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Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management

Office: 17 MacKay, Ames, IA 50011-1078
Phone number: +1 (515) 2940151
Email: jjawoo@iastate.edu

Research interests

  • Data analytics - Rule-based aspect detection, Aspect level sentiment analysis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Advertising & Promotion
  • Tourism demand modelling


  • AESHM 579x Data Analytics for Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management
  • HSPM 555 Strategic Management in Hospitality and Event Organizations
  • HSPM 533 Financial Decision Making in Hospitality and Event Organizations
  • HSPM 455 Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • HSPM 433 Hospitality Financial Management

Published Works

Kim, J., Kim, J., & Wang, Y. (Accepted). Uncertainty risks and strategic reaction of restaurant firms amid COVID-19: Evidence from China. International Journal of Hospitality Management

Kim, J., Kim, J., Lee, S., & Tang, L. (2020) Effects of epidemic disease outbreaks on financial performance of restaurants: Event study method approach. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management, 43, 32-41. *2020 JHTM Highly Commended Paper Award

Kim, J., Jun, J., & Tang, L. (2019) How well does advertising work on restaurant performance? A dynamic and quadratic approach. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 81, 11-20.

Kim, J., Zheng, T., & Arendt, S. W. (2019). Identification of mergers and acquisitions waves and their macroeconomic determinants in the hospitality industry. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 43, 249-271.

Kim, J., & Im, J. (2018) Proposing a missing data method for hospitality research on online customer reviews: An application of a multiple imputation approach. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30, 3250-3267.

Kim, J., Lee, C. K., & Mjelde, J. W. (2018). Impact of economic policy on international tourism demand: The case of Abenomics. Current Issues in Tourism, 21, 1912-1929.

Kim, J., Jun, J., Park, E., & Lee, C. K. (2018). Investigating public relations as a destination promotion strategy: The role of multiple dimensions of publicity. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 35, 583-594.

Kim, J., Jun, J., Tang, L., & Zheng, T. (2018). The behavioral and intermediate effects of advertising on firm performance: An empirical investigation of the restaurant industry. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 42, 319-337.

Kim, J., Zheng, T., & Schrier, T (2018). Examining the relationship between the economic environment and restaurant mergers and acquisitions activities. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30, 1054-1071.