Issue No. 03 - July-September (2007 vol. 29)
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Mario Aloisio , University of Malta Junior College and University of Warwick
Malta's establishment of a Statistics Office in 1947 occurred amid political instability and an economic depression. The official compilation and timely publication of statistics by a central government agency-made possible by the introduction of tabulating equipment soon after the Office's creation-proved invaluable for the development of a planned economy despite initial skepticism.
Computer applications, computing, Statistics Office
M. Aloisio, "Computing at the Malta Statistics Office, 1947-1970," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 29, no. , pp. 49-61, 2007.