Was leistet die Riester-Rente für die Sicherung im Alter?
AbstractTen 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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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung.
Volume (Year): 81 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Private and public pension systems; rate of return of different pension systems;
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- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
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