It appears to me that Model Driven Architecture is a german phenomenon:
Today, I was looking for some links concerning MDA and found a Wikipedia article that is rather short. But then I realized the “other languages” box at the lower left screen and had a look at the german translation of the article, which is much more detailed.
Another interesting observation is that most MDA tools originate from Europe:
So what do you think? Is MDA a german / european phenomenon? If so, why?