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Saving and old-age provision in Germany (SAVE) 2011/12

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel (Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy)
  • Coppola, Michela (Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy)
  • Lamla, Bettina (Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy)
Publication Date
  • TNS Infratest, München (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Saving, Investment of Money
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Economic systems and development
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-11-16 / 2012-03-16
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1660
    Number of Variables: 124
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5635 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Reil-Held, Anette: Riester-Pensions in Germany: Design, Dynamics, Targeting Success, and Crowding-In. In: Holzmann, Robert; Hinz, Richard; Takayama, Noriuki; Tuesta, David (eds.): Matching Contributions for Pensions: A Review of International Experiences, The World Bank, Washington DC. 2012, p. 83-105
  • Coppola, Michela; Gasche, Martin: Die Riester-Förderung - das unbekannte Wesen. Max-Planck-Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, MEA Munic Center for the Economics of Aging, MEA Discussion Paper, 244, 2011
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela: SAVE: Sparverhalten und Altersvorsorge in Deutschland. In: Deutsche Rentenversicherung, 65, Heft 2, 2010, S. 237-244
  • Coppola, Michela; Gasche, Martin: Die Riester-Förderung: Mangelnde Information als Verbreitungshemmnis. In: Wirtschaftsdienst, 91, Heft 11, 2011, S. 792-799
  • Coppola, Michela; Reil-Held, Anette: Jenseits staatlicher Alterssicherung: die neue regulierte private Vorsorge in Deutschland. In: Leisering, Lutz (Hrsg.): Die Alten der Welt: Neue Wege der Alterssicherung im globalen Norden und Süden. Frankfurt: Campus 2011
  • Coppola, Michela: Einkommens- und Vermögenssituation der Babyboomer. In: Vierteljahreshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 80, Heft 4, 2011, S. 31-50
  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Essig, Lothar; Eymann, Angelika; Schunk, Daniel: The German SAVE study: Design and Results. (2nd ed.) Mannheim: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), Universität Mannheim, 2009
  • Pfarr, Christian; Schneider, Udo: Choosing between subsidized and unsubsidized private pension schemes: evidence from German panel data. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2012
  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael: Illuminate the unknown: Evaluation of imputation procedures based on the SAVE Survey. Advances in Statistical Analysis, 2012

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 175 | Registration Date: 2012-11-22

Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Lamla, Bettina (2012): Sparen und Altersvorsorge in Deutschland (SAVE) 2011/12. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.