Sunday, March 09, 2014

On Modern Success Story

Robert Frank of Cornell University tells,

There're two theories regarding what causes income and economic divide;

(1)Winner-Take-All Thoery supported by Robert Frank and Anita Elberse of HBS
The ability to widely distribute the best performers’ products at low cost portends a world where even small differences in talent command huge differences in reward.

(2) Long-Tail Theory supported by Chris Anderson of Wired Magazine
The information revolution is letting sellers prosper even when their offerings appeal to only a small fraction of the market. This view foresees a golden age in which small-scale creative talent flourishes as never before.

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