Eric Alston

Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder

Scholar in Residence

Campus Box 419

Boulder, CO 80309

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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199

SSRN CITATIONS

0

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (9)

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Constitutions and Blockchains: Competitive Governance of Fundamental Rule Sets

Eric Alston. "Constitutions and Blockchains: Competitive Governance of Fundamental Rule Sets." Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University Working Paper Series. 003. March 21, 2019.
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2019
Eric Alston
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder
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Blockchain, Constitutions, Private Ordering, Cryptocurrencies, Institutions, Exit Costs, Competitive Governance

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Private Ordering as the Foundation for Frontier Law

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Eric Alston
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder
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Property Rights, Property Law, Private Ordering, Custom, Mineral Rights, Judicial Interpretation, Law and Economics

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Development Derailed: Uncertain Property Rights and Asset-Specific Investment

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Eric Alston and Steven Smith
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado School of Mines
Downloads 34 (485,160)
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Property Law, Property Rights, Railroad Land Grants, Political Economy, Economic Development,

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Demand for Constitutional Decentralization

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Eric Alston
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder
Downloads 24 (538,771)

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Comparative constitutional law, constitutional design, decentralization, federalism, subsidiarity

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Leadership and Organizational Hierarchies

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Eric Alston, Lee J. Alston and Bernardo Mueller
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder, Indiana University and Universidade de Brasilia
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Leadership, Organizational Economics, Hierarchies, Delegation, Decision Rights, Organizations, Personnel Economics, Firm Structure

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Presidential Term Limits and the International Community

Institute of Development Policy, Working Paper 2018.9
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Christina Murray, Eric Alston and Micha Wiebusch
University of Cape Town, Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Antwerp - Institute of Development Policy and Management
Downloads 18 (576,368)

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Presidential term limits; United Nations; African Union; Organization of American States; Venice Commission; NGO; International IDEA; international institutions, constitutions, constitution making

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Muddying the Waters: Sixty-One Years of Doctrinal Uncertainty in Montana Water Law

7 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conf. J. 155 (2018)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Eric Alston and John Stafford
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Colorado at Boulder, Hernando de Soto Capital Markets Program, Students
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Property Rights, Property Law, Private Ordering, Water Rights, Prior Appropriation, Common law, Riparian, Legal Conflict, Legal Ambiguity, Judicial Interpretation, Law and Economics

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Ecuador’s 2008 Constitution: The Political Economy of Securing an Aspirational Social Contract

Alston, Eric. "Ecuador's 2008 Constitution: The Political Economy of Securing an Aspirational Social Contract." Const. Stud. 3 (2018): 69
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 May 2020
Eric Alston
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder
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Environmental Rights, Rights of Nature, Rights tradeoffs, constitutional design, constitutional law, constitutional implementation, comparative constitutional law, Ecuador, political economy, constitutional rights

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Blockchain and the Law – Legality, Law-like Characteristics, and Legal Applications

Handbook on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
Number of pages: 28
Eric Alston
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder
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Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, digital currencies, Law, Regulation, Cryptocurrency law, cryptocurrency regulation, blockchain law, virtual currency, digital currency

Other Papers (1)

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Playing for Constitutional Time: Interim Constitutions & Transitional Provisions

Ginsburg, Tom, and Eric Alston. "Playing for constitutional time: Interim constitutions and transitional provisions." The Timing of Lawmaking (2017): 110
Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Eric Alston and Tom Ginsburg
Finance Division, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Chicago Law School

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Interim Constitutions, Transition Provisions, Constitutional Transitions, Constitutional Design, Comparative Constitutional Law, Legal Timing