The work considers perspective ways of technology borrowing in industry-regional level in Russia and offers preliminary methodology for identification of suitable technology for particular region. Methodology is based on labor productivity comparisons. For this purposes productivity levels for all Russian regions in industry level were calculated. International productivity comparison with 16 foreign countries is also done. Using obtained productivity ratings, perspective sources for technology borrowing were identified for all main industries of Krasnodar region.
The paper summarizes economists' attempts to deal with ontological knowledge, and its crucial role in economic methodology is discussed. As an example ontological nature and assumptions of integration of institutions into economic theory are analyzed.
The article is dedicated to innovation ecosystems formation and development. The conditions required for their emergence and maturity assessment approach (basing on the example of US metropolitan area including the Silicon Valley) and the city of Tomsk are revealed in the article.