Dongwook SHIN

About Me

Assistant Professor
Information Systems & Operations Management
HKUST Business School
PhD 2017 Columbia University, Decision, Risk, and Operations
M.Sc 2012 Columbia University, Operations Research
B.Sc 2010 KAIST, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Contact Information:
Room 4068, Lee Shau Kee Business Building, HKUST
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Curriculum Vitae
Completed Articles
Social Learning and Polarization on Content Platforms, with Bharadwaj Kadiyala
– Submitted
– Manuscript available in SSRN
Online Ordinal Optimization under Model Misspecification, with Dohyun Ahn and Assaf Zeevi
– Submitted to Operations Research
– Manuscript available in SSRN
Social Learning from Online Reviews with Product Choice, with Costis MaglarasMarco Scarsini, and Stefano Vaccari 
– Major revision in Operations Research
Product Quality and Information Sharing in the Presence of Reviews, with Assaf Zeevi
– Major revision in Management Science
– Manuscript available in SSRN
Ordinal Optimization with Generalized Linear Models, with Dohyun Ahn
– Proc. 2020 Winter Simulation Conference 
Dynamic Pricing with Online Reviews, with Stefano Vaccari and Assaf Zeevi
– Forthcoming in Management Science
– Manuscript available in SSRN
Practical Nonparametric Sampling Strategies for Quantile-based Ordinal Optimization, with Mark Broadie and Assaf Zeevi
INFORMS Journal on Computing (2021), Articles in Advance
Preliminary version in Proc. 2016 Winter Simulation Conference
Tractable Sampling Strategies for Ordinal Optimization, with Mark Broadie and Assaf Zeevi
– Operations Research (2018), 66(6), 1693-1712.
Working Papers 
Omnichannel Pricing Strategies under Product Value Uncertainty, with Jaehyuck Park
Optimal Budget Allocation for Online Ad Campaign with Spillover and Carryover Effects, with Ying-Ju Chen and Huijun Chen
A Golf Putting Model for Optimal Targeting Strategies and Attribution Analysis, with Mark Broadie
GRF Research Grant (PI), Hong Kong RGC, 2021-2024
– Project title: “Optimal Design of Sequential Experiments for Personalized Decision Making”
– Grant Amount: HKD 769,393
GRF Research Grant (PI), Hong Kong RGC, 2021-2023
– Project title: “Optimal Information Provision in Digital Content Markets”
– Grant Amount: HKD 564,520
ECS Research Grant (PI), Hong Kong RGC, 2019-2021
– Project title: “Optimal Budget Allocation for Online Ad Campaigns with Spillover and Carryover Effects”
– Grant Amount: HKD 567,200
Initiation Grant (PI), HKUST Internal Research Support Schemes, 2017-2020
– Project title: “Supply Contracts in Online Markets: Retailer Information Sharing and Manufacturer Quality Decisions”
– Grant Amount: HKD 100,000