Which of the following typically occurs with the shift from subsistence to a cash economy?
A. Education becomes less important to one s income-earning potential B. Birth rates increase because parents can support more children C. Young children become an economic drain on the family D. Children are increasingly depended on to provide care for the elderly
In order to understand how to answer this question, it is important that you understand what a substinence economy is. This is a type of economy wherein people would rely on natural resources so that basic needs will be fulfilled.
There are some parents who are able to provide the basic needs to their children in the beginning without having to spend a lot of money but the moment that they need to get an education and so much more, they know that they cannot rely on natural resources anymore to sustain that so it becomes a cash economy. Based on this explanation, the answer to this question is C.