MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Law and Economics 2018-09-19T19:37:55+00:00 Adriano Paranaiba Open Journal Systems <div style="text-align: justify;"> <p dir="ltr">MISES: Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy, Law and Economics , scholarly and peer-reviewed journal (print and on-line) published three times a year by Instituto Mises Brasil which was founded in 2007. The topics covered in the journal mainly include (but not limit to): Epistemology and Ethics, Economics, Methodology and Praxeology, History of Economic Thought, Society, Legislation and Politics, Culture and Freedom.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">The journal is published in Portuguese, Spanish and English. The e-journal provides free and open access to its content on our website.</p> </div> Praxeology and Space Syntax: 2018-09-19T19:37:54+00:00 Adriano Paranaiba <p>The purpose of this paper is to identify the Praxeology as a method for studies that aim to bring solutions to urban mobility. In these sense, the present article seeks to connect Praxeology with the Theory of Space Syntax. For the Theory of Space Syntax understands urban spaces as a product of human interactions, and these are treated by the individual logic of their interests, and human dynamics within urban areas that may differ from what was originally planned.</p> 2018-08-31T11:38:57+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## A consideration on the recent history of the Austrian School: 2018-09-19T19:37:55+00:00 Paulo Hora Andrade III <p>This paper deals with the debate regarding the sufficiency of Misesian praxeology for the elucidation of economic phenomena and their compatibility with the Hayekian theory of communication and the acquisition of knowledge in specific institutional contexts, as both were developed from the debate of the economic calculation, occurred in the decades of 1920 and 1930. In this sense, the two groups that led the debate were formed, on the one hand, by those who argue that the Austrian School was divided between the Misesian and Hayekian paradigms and, on the other, those who argue that the core of the Austrian distinctive approach is based on both Mises and Hayek.</p> 2018-08-30T00:32:13+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## The Protective Regulatory Acts Applied to the Arms Industry and Its Consequences 2018-09-19T19:37:55+00:00 Gabriela Bratz Lamb <p>The purpose of this paper is to identify the origins and consequences of Brazilian state regulatory acts for the acquisition of arms and related materials, focusing on those promoted by the Brazilian Army through a discretionary decision and by auxiliary security forces at the time of the bidding process. To do so, it will be necessary to demonstrate the legislative evolution that generated the current scenario of the arms trade in the country, and the conflicting administrative principles, especially those related to the bidding process, provided for in Law 8,666 of June 21, 1993. Through the economic analysis, therefore, the way and the ends intended by the legislation will be evidenced, evidencing if they are reached, and if beneficial.</p> 2018-08-30T00:25:35+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## The intervention of urban legislation as of the example of uninhabited colonial houses in noble neighborhoods in São Paulo city 2018-09-19T19:37:55+00:00 Mariangela Ghizellini <p class="western" align="justify">This article intends to address the consequences of the urban legislation intervention, analyzing its impact over the healthy growth of the cities. To illustrate it clearly, it will be analyzed the current situation of colonial houses which haven’t been either inhabited or underused in the Jardins’ region and surrounding areas, the pressure of groups of residents so as to maintain the rules besides the negative impact that the neighborhood causes to the rest of the city. In order to contextualize it, we will see a part of the story that tells how the urban legislation was made in the capital of São Paulo and it will help us understand the problems caused by it. We will also see, throughout the story, that the land use policies carried an excluding nature and that its use was related to the status quo maintenance.</p> 2018-08-30T00:10:26+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Innovation as influence factor in competitiveness of brazilian textile supply chain: 2018-09-19T19:37:55+00:00 Adilson Caldeira Alberto de Medeiros Jr. Gilberto Perez <p>Brazilian textile industry companies face the challenge to innovate as a condition to increase its insertion in international market and preserve spaces in local market. This study aims to identify the factors related to innovation that influence the competitiveness of member companies of the Brazilian textile productive chain according to managers who work in them. We adopted qualitative and quantitative research methods, including interviews with leaders of the class focused sector entities, in order to identify innovations practiced by their constituents. Subsequently, a questionnaire was answered by professionals from various links of the Brazilian textile sector. Through factor analysis and correlation we identified obstacles to innovate, especially the lack of funding and support for the country's competitiveness on the global stage. However, the study detected practices leading to improved competitive conditions. Results may be of interest to companies resembled those of the surveyed sample, entities that represent their classes and also to funding agents.</p> 2018-08-29T23:59:30+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##