Journal of Official Statistics, Vol.21, No.2, 2005. pp. 139–144
Reflections on Early History of Official Statistics and a Modest Proposal for Global Coordination
Abstract:After sketching some abstract highlight features of the early statistical activities in Europe and the UK (up to the nineteenth century) the author proposes taking steps towards globalization of basic statistical concepts which are not sufficiently coordinated across different cultures and environments.
Keywords:Technological advances, unification, statistical pioneers, EUROSTAT
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