Official statistics is facing new challenges, both quantitatively and qualitatively. This requires, among other things, further input of statistical methods. The interaction with statistical research becomes crucial. Due to globalization, international organisations have to play a major role in the development of official statistics. The ISI should also play an important role in seeking to achieve a comprehensive approach to statistical science.
"Official Statistics, Globalization and World Democracy---A Challenge?." Internat. Statist. Rev. 73 (2) 187 - 190, Aug 2005.