Future of Gen Z incomes: Will the kids be all right?

"The future belongs to young people" is an idea reflected by numerous scholars, politicians, and philosophers. But what does that future hold for its protagonists in current times? A recent report from Allianz Economic Research takes a look at the future incomes of young generations…

Allianz Risk Barometer 2021: Lessons from Covid-19

The world’s largest vaccination program is already underway. But pandemic outbreak remains one of the top risks of 2021. What changes are reshaping the corporate landscape and what are companies doing to emerge stronger from the crisis? Allianz Risk Barometer 2021 takes stock...

An age-old, old-age problem: How financial advisors can help close the racial wealth gap

Making sure you are financially prepared for retirement is one of the most important steps you can take to protect both yourself and your family – and it is a step best taken early. Unfortunately, a recent U.S. study suggests that many People of Color may not be ready for the time after they stop working.

Allianz: How Covid-19 is changing claims trends and risk exposures for companies and their insurers

The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the largest economic loss events in history for companies and insurers alike. Claims trends and risk exposures are likely to evolve in both the mid- and long-term as a result of the pandemic, according to a new report Covid-19 – Changing Claims Patterns from AGCS...

Allianz Global Wealth Report 2020: Year of the Rich

A year to miss for several reasons, 2019 was also when global wealth jumped to a new record high. But not everyone benefited. And a positive trend towards financial equality reversed, according to the Allianz Global Wealth Report 2020...

Companies face five liability risk trends in the face of the coronavirus pandemic

Liability exposures for companies around the world are increasing. Factors such as rising litigation, collective redress and large court verdicts, costly and frequent recalls in the automotive and food sectors, the disruptive impact of civil unrest and riots in a growing number of countries, and environmental concerns such as indoor air quality and higher fines and remediation standards will likely impact businesses and their insurers in future, according to a new report from AGCS...

Europe: Post-corona pulse check

In the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, what’s the mood in Germany, France and Italy? More pessimistic than earlier believed, finds the latest Allianz Pulse. Surprisingly, digitalization has slipped in the priority list of these Europeans but climate change remains their concern...

Impact underwriting: How insurance can shape tomorrow

From being a hedge against risks to being a driver of sustainable practices, insurance has come a long way. How can insurers shape a resilient future? Allianz Research identifies nine areas that offer exciting opportunities for impact underwriting...

Economic outlook: Rocky road to recovery

Both the human and the economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic have been huge. As countries and communities pick up the pieces, Allianz economists take stock of the effect of the Covid-19 crisis on the global economy...