SHARE-RV Release 8.0.0 is now available!


Administrative data linked up to SHARE Wave 8

The new release of the German record linkage project comprises updated data of the German Pension Insurance. The administrative data sources – VSKT (employment histories on a monthly base) and the RTBN (information on pensioners) – are available up to reporting year 2020. SHARE-RV links the administrative data to all German SHARE data up to Wave 8 as well as to the SHARE Corona Survey.

The gv_linkage data set (included in SHARE Release 8.0.0) gives an overview of the number of linkable cases and available administrative data.

Here, you can find all information about data access and SHARE-RV data documentation.

Funding information
SHARE-RV is supported by "Forschungsnetzwerk Alterssicherung (FNA)", "Forschungsdatenzentrum der Deutschen Rentenversicherung (FDZ-RV)" and "Deutsche Forschungsgmeinschaft (DFG)".

Please find further information on SHARE’s funding >>here.