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Problems of planning scientific and technological development at the national level


The article analyzes problems of planning research and technological development. We consider two lines of theoretical concepts of planning, i.e., economic and mathematical versus empirical and evolutionary. Problems of the statistical basis for constructing economic and mathematical models of scientific and technological development are studied in detail. The example of Russia is used to show that the weakness of the theoretical framework of planning leads to inconsistencies in government priorities of scientific and technological development.

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Original Russian Text © A.S. Frolov, 2014.

The article was based on the materials of the project of the RF Ministry of the Economy, Education, and Science “Scenario Analysis of the Long-Term Effects of the Scientific and Technological Development of Russia on the Macroeconomic Situation” (Agreement No. 02.CCC.21.0001), as well as under the HSE Program of Fundamental Research in 2014.

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Frolov, A.S. Problems of planning scientific and technological development at the national level. Stud. Russ. Econ. Dev. 25, 586–596 (2014).

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  • RUSSIAN Economic Development
  • National Innovation System
  • Priority Direction
  • Planning Scientific
  • Empirical Concept