Title: The key role of intellectual resources in the economic growth models in the institutional environment of innovative activity of the Republic of Belarus: theory and practice

Authors: E.E. Golovchanskaya; E.I. Strelchenya; Elena G. Popkova; O.V. Leonenko

Addresses: Department of Economics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, 220003, Belarus ' Department of Economics, Belarusian State University, Minsk, 220003, Belarus ' Department of World Economics and Economic Theory, Volgograd State Technical University, Volgograd, 400005, Russia ' Department of Scientific Management, Belarusian-Russian University, Mogilev, 212000, Belarus

Abstract: Purpose: The issues of economic growth take the important place in modern scientific research. Studying the influence of social, moral, and cultural values of society, the attitude of the population to science and innovations becomes urgent in such conditions. Design/methodology/approach: We have studied possible methods for assessment of components of an intellectual resource, and also have considered the available researches of economic growth with the above-stated factors. Findings: The sociological survey has been conducted and the assessment of a deep resource in Belarus and a number of the developed countries has been performed. Originality/value: We offer the structure of an intellectual resource including physical, mental, social, spiritual, and deep components. It allows for the complex assessment of population's health, education level, social capital, features of cultural values, and attitude to science and innovations.

Keywords: social institutions and growth; innovation; intellectual resources.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTGM.2018.095813

International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 2018 Vol.11 No.3, pp.213 - 227

Received: 24 Dec 2017
Accepted: 25 Mar 2018

Published online: 07 Sep 2018 *

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