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ZA5635: Saving and old-age provision in Germany (SAVE) 2011/12

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Lamla, Bettina (2012): Saving and old-age provision in Germany (SAVE) 2011/12. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5635 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA5635
TitleSaving and old-age provision in Germany (SAVE) 2011/12
Current Version1.0.0, 2012-10-10,
Date of Collection16.11.2011 - 16.03.2012
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • 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


Categories Categories
  • Saving, Investment of Money
  • Income, property and investment/saving
  • Retirement
Old Topics Old Topics
  • 17.2 Income, property and investment/saving
  • 17.4 Economic conditions and indicators
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Date of Collection
  • 16.11.2011 - 16.03.2012

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2012-10-10 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 1660
Number of Variables: 124
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • 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; 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
  • 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
  • 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
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  • Saving and old-age provision in Germany (SAVE)
    Saving and Financial Investment of Private Households