In an op-ed, Research Scholar Robert Frank emphasizes the role of luck in attaining good fortune, from his book, "Success and Luck"
— May 20, 2016
Excerpt from The New York Times -- "Most of us have no difficulty recognizing luck when it’s on conspicuous display, as when someone wins the lottery. But randomness often plays out in subtle ways, and it’s easy to construct narratives that portray success as having been inevitable. Those stories are almost invariably misleading, however, a simple fact that has surprising implications for public policy."