Publications

Publications in books and academic journals:

2012

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Reil-Held, Anette (2012): „Riester-Pensions in Germany: Design, Dynamics, Targeting Success, and Crowding-In”, in: Holzmann, R. Hinz, R.,Takayama, N., Tuesta, D. (eds) “Matching Contributions for Pensions: A Review of International Experiences”, The World Bank, Washington DC. P. 83-105.

  • Busl, Claudia; Iliewa, Zwetelina; Jokisch, Sabine; Kappler, Marcus; Roscher, Thomas; Schindler, Felix; Schleer, Frauke (2012):  “Sparen und Investieren vor dem Hintergrund des demografischen Wandels” Gutachten für das Bundesministerium der Finanzen, Berlin.

  • Pfarr,Christian; Schneider, Udo (2012): „Choosing between subsidized and unsubsidized private pension schemes: evidence from German panel data“ Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. doi:10.1017/S1474747212000170

  • Scheubel, Beatrice; Schunk, Daniel; Winter, Joachim (2012): „Strategic Responses: A Survey Experiment on Opposition to Pension Reforms“, Scandinavian Journal of Economics. In press

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2012): „Illuminate the unknown: Evaluation of imputation procedures based on the SAVE Survey”, Advances in Statistical Analysis, DOI: 10.1007/s10182-012-0197-2.

2011

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea, Lusardi Annamaria (2011): “Financial literacy and retirement planning in Germany”, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Vol 10 (4), pp.565–584

  • Coppola, Michela (2011) „Einkommens- und Vermögenssituation der Babyboomer“, Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 80, 4 31-50

  • Coppola, Michela, Gasche, Martin (2011) „Die Riester-Förderung – Mangelnde Information als Verbreitungshemmnis“, Wirtschaftsdienst, 91. Jahrgang, Heft 11, 792-799.

  • Coppola, Michela, Reil-Held, Anette (2011) Jenseits staatlicher Alterssicherung: die neue regulierte private Vorsorge in Deutschland, Lutz Leisering (Hrg.), Die Alten der Welt. Neue Wege der Alterssicherung im globalen Norden und Süden, Campus, Frankfurt.

  • Schulte, Katharina (2011): “Essays on social policy in Germany : analyses based on survey and simulated data”, Kiel, Univ. Diss.

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2011): “Empirical Analysis of Households’ Saving Behavior”. Göttingen: Optimus Verlag.

2010

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Gasche, Martin; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2010): „Auswirkungen der Finanzkrise auf die private Altersvorsorge“, Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 11, 4, 383-406.

  • Gasche, Martin; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2010): “Hat die Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise Verbreitung und Volumen der Riester-Rente beeinflusst?” Wirtschaftsdienst, 90. Jahrgang, Heft 4, 255-261.

  • Honekamp, Ivonne; Schwarze, Johannes (2010): “Pension Reforms in Germany: Have They Changed Savings Behaviour?”  Pensions: An International Journal, 15(3).

  • Wilke, Felix (2010): “Sparen aus Ungewissheit. Der Erhalt von Handlungsoptionen als Antrieb individueller Sparentscheidungen.” Kassel: Kassel University Press.

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2010): “Das Altersvorsorge-Verhalten von Selbständigen - eine Analyse auf Basis der SAVE-Daten.” Schmollers Jahrbuch, 130(2), 195-239.

2009

 

  • Essig, Lothar, Winter, Joachim (2009): „Item nonresponse to financial questions in household surveys: An experimental study of interviewer and mode effects." Fiscal Studies, 30(3/4), 367-390.

  • Schunk, Daniel (2009): “What Determines the Savings Behavior of German Households? An Examination of Saving Motives and Saving Decisions.” Journal of Economics and Statistics, 229, 4 (2009), 467-491.

2008

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel, Reil-Held, Anette und Daniel Schunk (2008): “Saving incentives, old-age provision and displacement effects: Evidence from the recent German pension reform.” Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 7(3), 295-319.

  • Dumman, Kathrin (2008): “What determines supply and demand for occupational pensions in Germany?”, Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 7 (2), 131-156

  • Scheubel, B; Winter, Joachim (2008): “Rente mit 67: Wie lange die Deutschen arbeiten können und wollen.” ifo Schnelldienst 2008(1), 26-32.

  • Schunk, Daniel (2008): “A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Algorithm for Multiple Imputation in Large Surveys.” Advances in Statistical Analysis, 92, 101-114.

2007

  • Reil-Held, Anette (2007): “Zur Reform der Erbschaftssteuer: Handlungsbedarf nach dem Urteil des Bundesverfassungsgerichts.” Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftspolitik, 56, 3, 313-325.

  • Schunk, Daniel (2007): “Savings and Asset Accumulation in Germany.” In: D. Engels and K. Ridder (eds.), Weiterentwicklung der Reichtumsberichterstattung der Bundesregierung. DIW/BMAS. Köln, 53-68.

2006

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel, Reil-Held, Anette und Daniel Schunk (2006): “Das Sparverhalten deutscher Haushalte: Erste Erfahrungen mit der Riester-Rente.” Gutachten für das Bundesminsterium für Bildung und Forschung.

2005

 

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Essig, Lothar (2005): “Household Saving in Germany: Results of the first save study.” In: Wise, D.A. (ed.) “Analyses in the Economics of Aging” University of Chicago Press. P. 317 – 355.

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel, Essig, Lothar und Christina Wilke (2005): “Rentenlücken und Lebenserwartung. Wie sich die Deutschen auf den Anstieg vorbereiten.“ Deutsches Institut für Altersvorsorge, Köln.

2002

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Essig, Lothar (2002): “Sparen in Deutschland: Ergebnisse der ersten SAVE-Studie.“ Deutsches Institut für Altersvorsorge, Köln.


Discussion/ Working Paper:

2012

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Reil-Held, Anette (2012): „Riester-Pensions in Germany: Design, Dynamics, Targeting Success, and Crowding-In”. NBER Working-Paper 18014.

  • Coppola, Michela; Lamla, Bettina (2012): “Empirical Research on Households’ Saving and Retirement Security: First Steps towards an Innovative Triple-Linked Dataset”. MEA-Discussion Papers 258-2012.

  • Glaser, Markus; Klos, Alexander (2012): “Financial Literacy: An Omitted Variable in Household Finance?” Available at SSRN: ssrn.com/abstract=2021158 or dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2021158

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael; Nick, Julius (2012): “Backing out of private pension provision - Lessons from Germany”, BCL working papers 74, Central Bank of Luxembourg.

2011

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2011): “Who lost the most? Financial literacy, cognitive abilities, and the financial crisis”, Working Paper Series 1299, European Central Bank.

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea, Koenen, Johannes (2011): “Do smarter consumers get better advice? An analytical framework and evidence from private pensions“, CDSE Discussion Paper No. 105, University of Mannheim.

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea, Lusardi, Annamaria (2011): „Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning in Germany“ MEA-Discussion-Paper 239-11, MEA Universität Mannheim.

  • Gasche, Martin, Coppola, Michela (2011): “Die Riester-Förderung – das unbekannte Wesen” MEA-Discussion Paper 214-11, MEA-Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik

  • Keese, Matthias (2011): „Thrifty Wives and Lavish Husbands? Bargaining Power and Financial Decisions in Germany“ RUHR Economic Papers #258

  • Pfarr,Christian; Schneider, Udo (2011): „Choosing between subsidized and unsubsidized private pension schemes: a random parameters bivariate probit analysis“ Discussion Paper 01-11, University of Bayreuth.

2010

  • Coppola, Michela, Wilke, Christina (2010): “How sensitive are subjective retirement expectations to increases in the statutory retirement age? The German case” MEA-Discussion Paper 207-10, MEA Universität Mannheim.

  • Corneo, Giacomo, Keese, Matthias, Schröder, Carsten (2010) “The Effect of Saving Subsidies on Household Saving. Evidence from Germany” RUHR Economic Papers #170

  • Pahnke, Luise; Honekamp, Ivonne (2010): “Different Effects of Financial Literacy and Financial Education in Germany.” Discussion Paper, Munich Personal RePEc Archive.

  • Schulte, Katharina; Zirpel Ulrike (2010): “Betting on a Long Life - the Role of Subjective Life Expectancy in the Demand for Private Pension Insurance of German Households.” Economic Working Paper, Department of Economics, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel.

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2010): “Illuminate the Unknown: Evaluation of the Imputation Procedures based on the SAVE Survey” MEA-Discussion Paper 235-2011, MEA, University of Mannheim.

2009

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; (2009): “Financial Literacy and Private Old-age Provision in Germany.” MEA Discussion Paper 192-09, MEA Mannheim.

  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Börsch-Supan, Axel; Gasche, Martin; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2009): “Deutsche Privathaushalte in der Finanz- und Wirtschaftskrise - Betroffenheit und Reaktionen.” MEA Study No. 10, MEA, Universität Mannheim, Mannheim.

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Gasche, Martin; Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2009): “Auswirkungen der Finanzkrise auf die private Altersvorsorge.” MEA Discussion Paper 193-09, MEA Mannheim.

  • Coppola, Michela; Reil-Held, Anette (2009): “Dynamik der Riester-Rente: Ergebnisse aus SAVE 2003 bis 2008.” MEA Discussion Paper 195-09, MEA-Mannheim.

  • Scheubel, Beatrice; Schunk, Daniel; Winter, Joachim (2009): “Don’t Raise the Retirement Age! An Experiment on Opposition to Pension Reforms and East-West Differences in Germany.” CESifo-Working Paper 2752.

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2009): „Documentation of the logical imputation using the panel structure of the 2003-2008 German SAVE survey.” Mea-Discussion-Paper 173-09, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

2008

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Coppola, Michela; Essig, Lothar; Eymann, Angelika und Daniel Schunk (2008): “The German SAVE study - Design and Results.” MEA Studie Nr.6.

  • Dumman, Kathrin (2008): “Retirement saving and attitude towards financial intermediaries- Evidence for Germany” Thünen Series of Applied Economic Theory, No. 99, Universität Rostock

2007

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel,: Reil-Held, Anette und Daniel Schunk (2007): The Savings Behaviour of German Households: First Experiences with State promoted Pensions, Personal assets and pension reform: How well prepared are the Germans?” Mea-Discussion-Paper 136-07, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim

  • Dumman, Kathrin (2007): “Determinants of Occupational Pension Provision in Germany.” Thünen Series of Applied Economic Theory, No. 75, Universität Rostock, 2007

2005

  • Essig, Lothar (2005): “Measures for savings and saving rates in the German SAVE data set.” Mea-Discussion-Paper 086-05, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

  • Essig, Lothar (2005): “Precautionary saving and old-age provisions: Do subjective saving motive measures work?” Mea-Discussion-Paper 084-05, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

  • Essig, Lothar (2005): “Household Saving in Germany: Results from SAVE 2001-2003.” Mea-Discussion-Paper 083-05, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

  • Essig, Lothar (2005): “Imputing total expenditures from a non-exhaustive list of items: An empirical assessment using the SAVE data set.” Mea-Discussion-Paper 081-05, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Essig, Lothar (2005): “Personal assets and pension reform: How well prepared are the Germans?” Mea-Discussion-Paper 085-05, MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

2003

  • Börsch-Supan, Axel; Essig, Lothar (2003): “Household Saving in Germany: Results of the first save study.” NBER Working Paper 9902.

  • Essig, Lothar; Winter, Joachim (2003): “Winter Item nonresponse to financial questions in household surveys: An experimental study of interviewer and mode effects.” Mea-Discussion-Paper 039-03 MEA-Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging, University of Mannheim.

 

Master theses:

  • Aldinger, Alexander (2009): "Financial Literacy, Financial Advice and Portfolio Choice."

  • Popova, Lora (2009): „The Influence of Subjective Life Expectancy on Households’ Saving Behavior: Evidence from the German SAVE Survey“

  • Rick, Armin (2008): "The Saving Behavior of German Families: Heterogeneity in the Effect of Children on Annual Saving, Saving Motives, and the Regularity of Saving." MEA Study No. 11, MEA Mannheim.

  • Steffen, Bjarne (2008): "Formation and Updating of Subjective Life Expectancy: Evidence from Germany." MEA Study No. 8, MEA Mannheim.

  • Ziegelmeyer, Michael (2008): “Analysis of the Precautionary Saving Motive Based on a Subjective Measure (SAVE 2005-2007).” MEA Study No. 7, MEA Mannheim.

  • Flenker, Katharina (2008): “Debts and credit demand of German households: Evidence from the SAVE survey.”

  • Goldammer, Christian (2007): “Do Riester Pensions Increase Household Savings? Evidence from SAVE.”

  • Sheldon, Christopher (2006): “Savings Behavior and Asset Choice of Households in Germany: Evidence from SAVE 2003 and 2005.” MEA Study No.5, MEA Mannheim.

 

Bachelor theses:

  • Alt, Benedikt (2011) „Attrition in Panel Studies: Theory, Literature and Evidence from the SAVE Survey“

  • Nick, Julius (2011) „How transparent is the market for Riester contracts? An analysis of the prevalence, decommissioning, and termination of Riester contracts“

  • Schulz, Stefanie (2009) „Evaluation der Erwartungsfragen in SAVE 2005-2008.“

  • Haug, Alexander (2009) „Erwartungen zum Renteneintritt in Deutschland: Determinanten und Entwicklung”