|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 1 (37), 2011|
|ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF REGIONS AND BRANCH COMPLEXES|
|Ivanov O. I.|
Senior research fellow, Institute for Regional Economy, Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg) Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation
Ivanov S. A.
Head, Laboratory for Regional Human Potential Development, Institute for Regional Economy, Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg) PhD (Economics), Professor
Shmatko A. D.
Dean, Department of Professional Follow-up Education for Professors of North-Western Extramural Technical University (St. Petersburg) PhD (Economics)
|The article discusses theoretical principles of the new conceptual approach to interpretation and representation of the human capital structure as a socio-economic category, determining conditions and possibilities of transition to innovative economics. The author describes mechanisms of development of the innovative component of human potential|
|Key words: human potential, needs, abilities, Innovative activity|