As a less developed country’s economy evolves, the size of the primary sector, the size of the secondary sector, and the size of the tertiary sectors fluctuate. Which of the following statements best describes the highest level of job-opportunity change as countries shift from the periphery to the semiperiphery level of development?
(A) Primary sector employment increases as the country’s domestic demand for food and energy increases.
(B) Primary sector employment increases as the country’s economy becomes increasingly export oriented.
(C) Tertiary sector employment grows more quickly than any other sector because of foreign direct investment.
(D) Secondary sector employment increases as the demand for manufactured products increases.
(E) Secondary and tertiary sector employment declines as factories and offices are increasingly automated.