Industrial Organization is about how firms are organized into and compete in markets, and this program is about how firms originate and grow in the first place. More specifically, entrepreneurship is about how people start firms, and firm dynamics is about how they grow or exit. (Firm entry is part of both topics.)
The program requirements are two discussant reports. The first should be 1 page long. You can choose one or multiple of the references to read and write a report. In the report, you should summarize what the paper is doing, provide your comments, and discuss your interests on relevant topics. The second report will be a slide presentation lasting 30 minutes. All presentations will be made during the last week of our program, and you can pick the day for your presentation as soon as I have approved the paper you are going to present.