The future of the world's economy will be steered by the Superbly Informed and Active Consumer. Their level of comfort, which is greatly influenced by cultural and generational factors, is both a personal choice and the main driver of value measurement (pricing, monetization, salary, etc) in economic terms. The economy will be mainly a "Pull Economy".
Current trends that may lead to this vision include:
Disappearance of brick-and-mortar shops in favour of Internet orders and special delivery