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Verbraucherpolitische Initiativen zur Riester-Rente


  • Christian Grugel


The paper gives an overview of state consumer policy initiatives that the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV) is (co-)responsible for, with respect to financial services in general, and Riester-Rente products specifically. Der Beitrag gibt einen Überblick über die allgemeinen und spezifisch staatlichen und verbraucherpolitischen Initiativen, für die das Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz (BMELV) im Bereich von Finanzdienstleistungen auf das Riester-Sparen bezogen (mit-) verantwortlich zeichnet.

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  • Christian Grugel, 2012. "Verbraucherpolitische Initiativen zur Riester-Rente," Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung / Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(2), pages 231-235.
  • Handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:81-2-16

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    1. Kornelia Hagen & Lucia A. Reisch, 2010. "Riesterrente: Politik ohne Marktbeobachtung," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 77(8), pages 2-14.
    2. Tiffe, Achim & Feigl, Michael & Fritze, Jürgen & Götz, Veruschka & Grunert, Claudia & Jaroszek, Lena & Rohn, Ilonka, 2012. "Ausgestaltung eines Produktinformationsblatts für zertifizierte Altersvorsorge- und Basisrentenverträge," EconStor Research Reports 57575, ZBW - German National Library of Economics.
    3. Gert G. Wagner, 2011. "Gut gemeint, aber nicht gut gemacht: Kommentar," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 78(47), pages 24-24.
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    Riester pension; government policy and regulation; product transparency; consumer protection;

    JEL classification:

    • H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
    • D18 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Protection
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation


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