Development: Influx predicted

Curious predicts that Western countries will soon greatly increase flows of direct investment to the developing world, as economic opportunities in the developed world run out. “The west will be falling over itself to throw money into developing countries. Why? Not because of benevolence, but because of greed,” the blogger writes. “The desire to make money will take western conglomerates to the doorsteps of the most impoverished in the poor world.”

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