Duncan Fong

Calvin E. and Pamala T. Zimmerman Endowed Fellow , Professor of Marketing
Department: Marketing
Office: 456 Business Building
Phone: 814-863-3541
Fax: 814-865-3015
E-mail: i2v@psu.edu
Member of Faculty Since: 1987


Introduction

Duncan K. H. Fong, Professor of Marketing and Professor of Statistics, joined the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty in 1987. He served as Chair of the Marketing Department from 2010 to 2013. He was the Interim Director of Smeal Ph.D. Programs in Spring 2009 and the Ph.D. Coordinator of the Marketing Department from 2004 to 2010. Professor Fong's research has been published in various journals, including the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing ScienceQuantitative Marketing and Economics, Marketing Letters, Journal of EconometricsPsychometrika, Technometrics, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, The American Statistician, The Canadian Journal of Statistics, Statistics and Decisions, Communications in Statistics, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Naval Research LogisticsEuropean Journal of Operational ResearchJournal of the Operational Research Society, Experimental Economics, Computers and Operations Research, Journal of Modelling in Management, Quality Management Journal and International Journal of Production Economics.

Professor Fong is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, Fellow of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Business & Economic Statistics and an Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Research in Marketing. He has previously served as Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Editor of Asian European Journal of Mathematics, Associate Editor of the ISBA Bulletin (the official publication of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis), and Editorial Board Member of Marketing Science. Professor Fong is a Founding member of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis and served on its Governing Board from 1992 to 1994. He has supervised seven doctoral dissertations, three master theses and one undergraduate honors thesis. He has also served on twenty nine Ph.D. and thirteen MS students' committees. He teaches business statistics and marketing research courses to undergraduate, MBA, M.S. and Ph.D. students.


Current Research

Professor Fong's research interests include marketing research, marketing analytics, Bayesian analysis, operations and supply chain management. He is currently working on several projects, which include the development of new methodologies to perform Bayesian multidimensional scaling, the investigation of dynamic relationship between customer satisfaction and firm performance over time, the study of market segmentation and identification of key segment attributes, among others.


Expertise

Marketing Research
Marketing Analytics
Bayesian Analysis
Operations Management


Publication List

Fong, D. K. H., Kim S., Chen, Z., and DeSarbo, W. S., "A Bayesian Multinomial Probit Model for the Analysis of Panel Choice Data", Psychometrika, forthcoming,

Fong, D. K. H., DeSarbo, W. S., Chen, Z., and Xu, Z., "A Bayesian Vector Multidimensional Scaling Procedure Incorporating Dimension Reparameterization with Variable Selection", Psychometrika, forthcoming,

Kim S., Blanchard, S. J., DeSarbo, W. S., and Fong, D. K. H., "Implementing Managerial Constraints in Model Based Segmentation: Extensions of Kim, Fong, and DeSarbo (2012) with an Application to Heterogeneous Perceptions of Service Quality", Journal of Marketing Research, October 2013, L, 664-673.

Kim S., Fong, D. K. H., and DeSarbo, W. S., "Model Based Segmentation Featuring Simultaneous Segment Level Variable Selection", Journal of Marketing Research, October 2012, XLIX, 725-736.

Fong, D. K. H., Ebbes, P., and DeSarbo, W. S., "A Heterogeneous Bayesian Regression Model for Cross-sectional Data Involving a Single Observation per Response Unit", Psychometrika, Spring 2012, 77, 293-314.

Li, J., Fong, D. K. H., and Xu, S., "Managing Trade-In Programs Based on Product Characteristics and Customer Heterogeneity in Business-to-Business Markets", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Winter 2011, 13, 108-123.

Fong, D. K. H., DeSarbo, W. S., Park, J., and Scott, C., "A Bayesian Vector Multidimensional Scaling Procedure for the Analysis of Ordered Preference Data", Journal of the American Statistical Association, Summer 2010, 105, 482-492.

Fong, D.K.H., "Bayesian Multidimensional Scaling and Its Applications in Marketing Research", Frontier of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis, Summer 2010, 2010, 410-417.

DeSarbo, W. S., Ebbes, P., Fong, D. K. H., and Snow, C. C., "Revisiting Customer Value Analysis in a Heterogeneous Market", Journal of Modelling in Management, 2010, 5, 8-24.

Liechty, J., Fong, D. K. H., Huizingh, E. and De Bruyn, A., "Hierarchical Bayesian Conjoint Models Incorporating Measurement Uncertainty", Marketing Letters, Fall 2008, 19, 141-155.

Kayande, U., Roberts, J. H., Lilien, G. L., and Fong, D. K. H., "Mapping the bounds of incoherence: How far can you go and how does it affect your brand?", Marketing Science, August 2007, 26, 504-513.

Fong, D.K.H. and DeSarbo, W.S., "A Bayesian Methodology for Simultaneously Detecting and Estimating Regime Change Points and Variable Selection In Multiple Regression Models for Marketing Research", Quantitative Marketing and Economics, Winter 2007, 5, 427-453.


Editorship

Associate Editor, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2012-present

Editor, Asian European Journal of Mathematics, 2013-2014

Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association, 2009-2012

Associate Editor, ISBA Bulletin, 2001-2004

Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Research in Marketing, 2012-present

Member, Editorial Board of Marketing Science, 2008-2010


Education

Ph.D., Statistics, Purdue University, 1987

M.S., Statistics, Purdue University, 1984

B.S. (first class honor), Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1979