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Economic Research at Allianz

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Dr. Lorenz Weimann

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Our tasks

Economic Research plans, directs and carries out macroeconomic and financial market research, as well as analysis of fundamental economic and business issues.

General Information

We provide economic and strategic advice to Allianz. Our services range from analysis and forecasts to assessments and recommendations based on our own analysis and forecasts. Allianz Research analyzes economic, country and industrial developments as well as interest rates and medium and long-term trends on the equity and bond markets. We assist business planning, risk and investment management and are responsible for the communications and external positioning of Allianz on economic issues.

Network Partners

Allianz global research network analyzes economic, industrial, interest rate and currency developments as well as medium and long-term trends on the equity and bond markets. The figures and forecasts we provide are designed to back your decisions on investment and in finance and insurance matters.


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PIMCO is the global fixed income platform of Allianz Global Investors, the asset management arm of Allianz Group.As one of the world's largest active bond managers, PIMCO manages a wide range of investment products. The company strives to add value by outperforming the benchmark, without significantly increasing risk. Portfolio Managers at PIMCO have expertise in all sectors of the bond market. PIMCO has achieved its consistent performance record by actively managing all aspects of its portfolios. The website of PIMCO provides information on bond markets, on PIMCO products and strategies, as well as current TV commentaries.

Euler Hermes

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The world's number one credit insurance provider, Euler Hermes group helps companies wherever they trade, to safeguard and grow their business. The extensive range of credit management solutions is supported by a uniquely powerful knowledge of financial strength of companies and markets. Euler Hermes provides credit insurance, risk assessment and trade debt collection for companies of all sizes. Specialists in economics and country risk analysis monitor and assess macro- and micro-economic developments across the globe.

Allianz Global Investors

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Allianz Global Investors comprises entrepreneurial investment platforms focused on pursuing outperformance through thoughtful and disciplined investment processes. Well-resourced teams bring deep knowledge of the securities and markets in which they invest, and manage portfolios designed to deliver risk-controlled, consistent performance results.

Research Links

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  • Economic research institutes

  • Central banks

  • International institutes

  • Germany

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Statistical institutes

Statistical institutes

You can find below links to the most important statistical institutes in Europe, in the USA and Canada.


Great Britain


Bureau of Labor statistics (US)

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Economic research institutes

Economic research institutes

You can find below links to important national and international economic research institutes, think tanks and other research institutions.


Bertelsmann-Stiftung, Gütersloh
CAP-Centrum für angewandte Politikforschung
CFS - Center for Financial Studies
DIW - Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Berlin
IAB - Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung
Ifo-Institut, München
IfW - Institut für Weltwirtschaft, Kiel
IW - Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft, Köln
IWH Halle
MEA - Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging
RWI - Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung
Verein für Socialpolitik
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät der Universität Kiel
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut in der Hans Böckler Stiftung
ZBW – Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung, Mannheim


AEA - American Economic Association
AIECE - Association of European Conjuncture Institute
Brookings Institution
Cato Institute
CEPR - Centre for Economic and Policy Research
CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussel
CIE - Centre for International Economics, Australia
CPB - Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis
ECGI - European Corporate Governance Institute, Brussels
EEA - European Economic Association, Coventry
ETLA - The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, Finland
IIF - Institute for International Finance
IMF - International Monetary Fund Research Institute of International Economic Relations, Athen
Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (University of Nottingham)
London School of Economics
National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London
NBER - National Bureau of Economic Research
Nouriel Rubini's Global Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Site
Oxford Economics
Oxford University Press Reports
RFE - Resources for Economists on the Internet
SSRN - Social Science Research Network


You can find below links to news agencies, daily newspapers as well as magazines and weeklies.

International news agencies


German and international daily newspapers

Die Welt
Financial Times
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Süddeutsche Zeitung
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
International Herald Tribune

German and international magazines and weeklies

Börse Online
Business Week
Der Spiegel
Die Zeit
Foreign Affairs
Manager Magazin
The Economist