A lot depends on what you do with the investment you attract. [If Ghana sells bond after bond so it can build a string of gold-plated palaces, not so helpful. But if, after Nigeria updates its GDP, foreign investors fly to Lagos to meet up with the app designers at Pledge 51, that's clearly a good thing.] That's one of the good examples of where this can have a positive impact.
May 31, 2013, ,
National Public Radio