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Allianz Knowledge

Allianz Knowledge is a platform for the exchange of ideas and opinions on megatrends and global issues of demography, finance, mobility and the environment.
How immigration supports the welfare state

The fiscal contribution of immigrants to the German state is higher than expected. Accelerating asylum procedures could make an even greater financial impact.  

I’m not lovin’ it: How Millennials could kill McDonalds

Fast food companies are fighting to appeal to the tastes – and win the trust – of young people.

The plight of the world's migrant workers

This photogallery illustrates the dangers and difficulties faced by migrant workers around the world.

7 ways the G7 surprised us all

The G7 summit makes strong commitments towards the future.

The best buy in global public health

One of the world's top experts on tropical disease explains why action on poverty-related illnesses is a must – and simpler than we might think. 

What you need to know about your digital footprint

Surging usage of digital devices has climate change consequences consumers and corporations must address.

Are the robots coming for your job?

Robots are advancing at an astounding rate. A report from Oxford University suggests we should be worried where they are heading. 

How can the EU solve the migration crisis? Pt. II of II

In the second half of an interview on the EU crisis, researcher Klaus Bade explains how Europe's business practices contribute to the migration problem.

How can the EU solve the migration crisis? Pt. I of II

In part one of a two-part interview, Open Knowledge talks to German researcher Klaus Bade on the politics and realities of managing migration in the EU. 

Will pricing Mother Nature preserve or destroy her?

On the occasion of Earth Day, explore the heated arguments for and against valuing the environment in financial terms.