Write a minimum of two pages for question 1 and 2 following using information from the Cohen textbook
Text book information: The Family: Diversity, Inequality, and Social Change (Philip N. Cohen) ISBN: 9780393933956
1. Trends show overall decreasing rates of fertility, but this pattern is differentiated across race/ethnicity and education. Using information from the textbook explain why fertility may vary based on these two factors. Now that you have discussed some issues related to fertility, apply this knowledge to a real world example: Jasmine, a 34-year-old assistant professor, just found out she is pregnant. Define the concept of opportunity costs and explain what opportunity costs Jasmine might face.
2. Describe the consequences of divorce on: adults’ happiness, economic status, and children’s well-being. Be sure to discuss the economic outcomes for men and women after divorce and explain the disparity. Which of these consequences did you find most surprising? Why and how did you find it surprising?