National Interests: Priorities and Security

The technological economy model in Russia: Prospects and practical distinctions

Vol. 14, Iss. 2, FEBRUARY 2018

Received: 15 December 2017

Received in revised form: 29 December 2017

Accepted: 18 January 2018

Available online: 15 February 2018


JEL Classification: E22, O25, O38

Pages: 304–331

Nikonova A.A. Central Economics and Mathematics Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russian Federation

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Importance The article explains the sluggish development of the high technology sector and refers to distinctions of the economic model reproducing structural disparities.
Objectives Capabilities of manufacturing segments shall be assessed to choose the most appropriate economic model, that would be based on technological factors.
Methods The article provides analytical views and reviews issues and examples that illustrate failures and achievements in improving the strategic planning consistency, supporting high- and mid-high enterprises of the Russian economy from perspectives of the system-based view of economy by G.B. Kleiner (CEMI RAS).
Results I assess and evaluate trends in the technological sector of the Russian manufacturing industry and competitiveness factors of such Russian companies in line with institutional, infrastructure and other restrictions. For analytical purposes, I use official statistics, data of respectable foreign organizations, and proceedings of leading scholars and experts in the subject.
Conclusions and Relevance The technological economy model requires tools, which shall be formed and supported institutionally, organizationally and economically so as to renew and strengthen productive capabilities of entities operating in the non-resource sector of economy.

Keywords: manufacturing, high technology, competitiveness, investment, production capacity


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