During last years analysis of Russian economy development shows sustainable «slowdown» trend. At the same time it’s obvious that nowadays traditional factors of production lost its crucial role in providing economic growth. As a result, appears an essential need to choose a new model of economic development based on knowledge. This article regards important attributes of economy of knowledge and main problems that prevent its establishment in Russian Federation.
Keywords: economy of knowledge index, human capital, Tobin’s coefficient, Internet/intranet organization of interaction, innovation system