Industrial organization is the study of industry and firm behavior. Using the basic tools of microeconomic theory and game theory, this course explores the relationships among firms in an industry or across industries by examining the nature of strategic interaction among firms. We will study theoretical models and empirical evidence for a wide variety of market phenomena. We will also introduce contract theory and its application in financial structure. PREREQ: C or better in ECN 2020 and MAT 2150 or MAT 2210.