Success and luck in creative careers

@article{Janosov2020SuccessAL,
  title={Success and luck in creative careers},
  author={Milan Janosov and Federico Battiston and Roberta Sinatra},
  journal={EPJ Data Science},
  year={2020},
  volume={9}
}
  • Milan Janosov, Federico Battiston, Roberta Sinatra
  • Published in EPJ Data Science 2020
  • Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • Luck is considered a crucial ingredient to achieve impact in all creative domains, despite their diversity. For instance, in science, the movie industry, music, and art, the occurrence of the highest impact work and a hot streak within a creative career are very difficult to predict. Are there domains that are more prone to luck than others? Here, we provide new insights on the role of randomness in impact in creative careers in two ways: (i) we systematically untangle luck and individual… CONTINUE READING

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