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Book review of Success and Luck: good fortune and the myth of meritocracy

Robert H. Frank, Edited by Princeton University Press, 2016. pp 187. ISBN: 978-0-69116-740-4 (hbk)

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Trannoy, A. Book review of Success and Luck: good fortune and the myth of meritocracy . J Econ Inequal 16, 123–125 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10888-017-9359-5

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