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Luck, Chance, and Taxes

Luck has more to do with economic success than Americans like to believe. Robert Frank’s new book challenges us to reckon honestly with fortune, and what it means for social policy.

Appeared in: Volume 13, Number 1 | Published on: June 23, 2017
Christopher Jencks is an emeritus professor of social policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and the author of Rethinking Social Policy: Race, Poverty, and the Underclass (Harvard University Press, 1992) and other books.
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