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Robert Winner

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Author and Yale law professor Amy Chua’s new book, ‘The Triple Package,’ lists eight cultural groups that are most prone to success.

Chua, a law professor at Yale University, and her husband, co-author Jed Rubenfeld, list these groups as the most likely to succeed in America: Jewish, Indian, Chinese, Iranian, Lebanese-Americans, Nigerians, Cuban exiles and Mormons.

Chua and Rubenfeld explain that the “cultural groups” have three traits in common, the so-called “triple package”: a superiority complex, insecurity and impulse control.

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/tiger-mom-races-better-article-1.1567501#ixzz2poykeAn8

What are your thoughts on the triple package theory? Would this be true in places other than America? If not ... why only in America?

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    Jan 16 2014: Haven't read that book. Would be curious to know how the" triple package "works.
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      Jan 16 2014: Amily, The article stated that these are traits "common" to these groups. I do not see them work as a package. I do see how if examined individually they could be contributors to success. I am sure there is much more to be considered.

      Perhaps the "triple Package" is a come on to get you to buy the book ... It is a good hook.

      Thanks for the reply. Bob.

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