James Caton

North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Assistant Professor

Fargo, ND 58105

United States

American Institute for Economic Research

PO Box 1000

Great Barrington, MA 01230

United States

North Dakota State University - NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise

811 2nd Ave N.

Fargo, ND 58102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

DOWNLOADS

766

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Volatility in Catallactical Systems: Austrian Cycle Theory Revisited

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 14-15
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
James Caton and Richard E. Wagner
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 160 (185,372)

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ecology of plans; natural volatility; induced volatility; Austrian cycle theory; non-equilibrium theory; kaleidic analysis; undecidability and choice; algorithmic choice theory; entrepreneurship

2.

The Evolution of Hayek's Thought on Gold and Monetary Standards

AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
James Caton
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Downloads 131 (218,330)

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Hayek, Hawtrey, Cassel, Gold Standard, Monetary Theory,, Great Depression, Central Banking

3.

Creativity in a Theory of Entrepreneurship

NDSU Public Choice and Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 18-3
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2019
James Caton
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Downloads 110 (248,526)
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Entrepreneurship, Agent-based Computational Economics, Schumpeter, Kirzner

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The Cognitive Dimension of Institutions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Aug 2018
James Caton and Edward J. Lopez
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics and Western Carolina University
Downloads 92 (280,104)

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Economic Methodology, Analysis of Collective Decision-Making, Search, Learning, Information and Knowledge, Communication, Belief, Unawareness

5.

Cryptoliquidity: The Blockchain and Monetary Stability

AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper No. 2018-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
James Caton
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Downloads 84 (296,634)
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blockchain, cryptocurrency, endogenous money, liquidity, disequilibrium

6.

Rent Seeking and Institutional Evolution within the California Water Game

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 16-12
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2016
James Caton and Richard E. Wagner
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics and George Mason University - Department of Economics
Downloads 76 (314,860)

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water rights; riparian systems; appropriative systems; rent seeking; Big Players; overlapping jurisdictions; political tectonics

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What's Holding Back Blockchain Finance? On the Possibility of Decentralized Autonomous Finance

AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper No. 2019–06, NDSU Public Choice and Private Enterprise Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 May 2019 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Cameron Harwick and James Caton
The College at Brockport SUNY and North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
Downloads 54 (375,816)
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Banking, Blockchain, Financial Intermediation, Decentralized Organizations

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A Cognitive Framework for the Social Sciences

NDSU Public Choice and Private Enterprise Research Paper No. 18-5
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
James Caton and Edward J. Lopez
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics and Western Carolina University
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Prairie Prosperity: An Economic Guide for the State of North Dakota

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
North Dakota State University - NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise, North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University - NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise and NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise
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North Dakota, tax policy, education, transportation, pensions, budget stabilization, revenue, expenditure, entrepreneurship, economic freedom

10.

Status Functions, Speech Acts, and the Emergence of Money

AIER Sound Money Project Working Paper No. 2019–15
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
James Caton
North Dakota State University - Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics
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Money, Emergence, Social Ontology, Status Function