Globalization standards and statistical innovation: Must there be a trade-off? - ARCHIVED

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Several months ago, I was in a restaurant in the Cotswolds in England. The proprietor indicated a gentleman across the room and said, "We have another North American diner, perhaps you know him." The gentleman was from Vancouver. And when the proprietor went to the gentleman from Vancouver and indicated me, I heard across the room, "Oh, the Americans--they're our favorite neighbors". I think the geographic implications of that were lost on the Cotswolds proprietor.

Issue Number: 1997001
Author(s): Triplett, Jack
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PDFFebruary 2, 1998