We stay in the region for the Global Public Policy Network Essay, where Martin Taarn
Pedersen quantifies the macroeconomic import of women's participation in Japanese boardrooms, an interesting case study given the government's recent proposals to increase the participation of women in the workforce.
And the sight of the third dog (the one with eyes as big as "runde Taarn") (11) generates a whole sentence (at least in the Danish text), "Nei det var aekelt?" (literally: No, that was hideous!; Nunnally: Oh, how hideous!
The term "runde Taarn" (in modern Danish, "Rundetarn") refers to a concrete tower in Copenhagen, completed in 1642 during the reign of King Christian IV (1588-1648).