Success and luck in creative careers

  title={Success and luck in creative careers},
  author={Mil{\'a}n Janosov and Federico Battiston and Roberta Sinatra},
  journal={EPJ Data Science},
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… 

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