// Year of the Planet. 2013. Yearbook. P. 347-359
Abstract. The article contains the analysis of modernization policy results in the context of socio-economic development of Brazil in 2003—2010. The progress and problems of economic modernization in Brazil are shown, reasons for the decline in the competitiveness of Brazilian economy are analyzed, objective preconditions of a turn to innovative model of development as well as obstacles in this way are estimated.
Keywords: social-economic development, modernization, competitiveness, innovation policy