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General Info.

Inseong Song is Professor of Marketing at SNU Business School. Prior to joining SNU in 2010, he was an associate professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology where he was substantiated (tenured) in 2008. He has a BBA degree from Seoul National University, a MS in management science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and a PhD in business from The University of Chicago.
Song’s research has focused on consumer purchase behaviors and firms’ competitive marketing strategies including pricing and new product introduction. His research utilizes mostly structural econometric modeling approaches. His articles have appeared in top marketing journals such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science, and Quantitative Marketing and Economics.
Inseong has taught Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Pricing and Promotion Strategies, and Quantitative Marketing Models in various levels of studies such as UG, MS, MBA, and PhD. He has also taught Marketing Strategy and Competitive Marketing in executive programs. He was a recipient of Franklin Prize of Teaching Excellence from HKUST Business School in 2003.


Ph.D., The University of Chicago (Marketing)
M.S., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Management Science)
B.A., Seoul National University (Business)

[Work Experience]
2002.07.03-2010.01.31, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Associate Professor

[01] Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2005-2006
[02] Wei Lun Fellow, HKUST, 2002-2005
[03] Winner, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, HKUST Business School, 2003
[04] Winner, Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Competition, Product Development and Management Association, 2001
[05] Honorable Mention, Alden G. Clayton Doctoral Dissertation Competition, Marketing Science Institute, 2001
[06] Oscar Mayer Fellowship, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 2001
[07] James M. Kilts Scholar, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 2001
[08] AMA-Sheth Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2001, 1999
[09] Honorable Mention, George Day Doctoral Dissertation Award Competition, 2000
[10] Haring Symposium Fellow, 2000

[Professional Activities]
[01] Reviewing for Journal of Marketing Research
[02] Reviewing for Marketing Science
[03] Reviewing for Management Science
[04] Reviewing for Quantitative Marketing and Economics
[05] Reviewing for European Journal of Operational Research
[06] Reviewing for Journal of Economic Psychology
[07] Reviewing for Marketing Science Institute
[08] Reviewing for Seoul Journal of Business


[Journal Articles]
[1] Identifying competition structure from cross price elasticity matrix, Journal of information and operations management, 2009
[2] Yi Zhao, Ying Zhao, Inseong Song, Predicting New Customers' Risk Type in the Credit Card Market, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR), Aug. 2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p. 506-517
[3] Inseong Song, Pradeep K. Chintagunta, A Discrete–Continuous Model for Multicategory Purchase Behavior of Households, Journal of Markeing Research (JMR), Nov. 2007, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p. 595-612
[4] Inseong Song and Pradeep K. Chintagunta, Measuring Cross-Category Price Effects with Aggregate Store Data, Management Science, October 2006; 52: 1594 - 1609.
[5] Eric T. Anderson, Inseong Song, Coordinating Price Reductions and Coupon Events, Journal of Marketing Research (JMR), Nov. 2004, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p. 411-422
[6] INSEONG SONG, PRADEEP K. CHINTAGUNTA, A Micromodel of New Product Adoption with Heterogeneous and Forward-Looking Consumers:
Application to the Digital Camera Category, Quantitative Marketing & Economics, Dec. 2003, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p. 371-407
[7] Pradeep K. Chintagunta, Andre Bonfrer, and Inseong Song, Investigating the Effects of Store–Brand Introduction on Retailer Demand and Pricing Behavior, Management Science, October 2002; 48: 1242 - 1267.