|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 3 (39), 2011
|PROBLEMS OF MODERNIZATION AND TRANSITION TO INNOVATIVE ECONOMY
|Pakhomova N. V.
Professor of the Chair of Economic Theory,
St.Petersburg State University,
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences,
Richter K. K.
Head of the Chair of Economics of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Department of Economics,
St. Petersburg State University, PhD (Physics, Mathematics)
|The article focuses on the major trends in the formation of the economy of innovation changes, including technological, organizational, institutional and social ones. The authors discuss the question of how radical should be the transition to the innovative development and analyze the experience of various countries and regions where this transition was effective (e.g. Eastern Germany). The article lists a number of requirements that should be taken into consideration while preparing competitive cadres for the innovation economics.
|Key words: innovation economy, technological innovations, product innovations, services innovations, international rating, educational services, competitiveness