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Was leistet die Riester-Rente für die Sicherung im Alter?


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  • Volker Meinhardt
  • Rudolf Zwiener
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    Ten years after the Riester pension was introduced, two things become apparent: First, the pension gap, created by the reforms of 2001 and 2004, cannot be closed by Riester savings; second, the promised higher yields - compared to the traditional pension scheme - have not materialized. Eine Bewertung der Riester-Rente nach zehn Jahren zeigt, dass mit ihr weder die Rentenlücken, die durch die Reformmaßnahmen 2001 und 2004 entstanden sind, in der Regel geschlossen werden können noch dass sich die - im Vergleich zur gesetzlichen Rente - versprochenen höheren Renditen einstellen dürften.

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    Article provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung.

    Volume (Year): 81 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 205-211

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    Handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:81-2-14

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