This class provides a graduate level introduction to Industrial Organization, covering theoretical and empirical work dealing with the structure, behavior, and performance of firms and markets. There will be more focus on empirical methods and applications. Topics include the organization of the firm, monopoly, price discrimination, oligopoly, auctions, vertical market structures, market entry. The course integrates theoretical models and empirical studies. It also presumes that students have a familiarity with intro micro theory, some basic game theory and some econometrics. Pre-requisites: ECON205, ECON208, and ECON601. One course / 3 units.