Vugt, L van

Lynn van Vugt is a PhD candidate at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. Her PhD topic is about young people Not in Employment, Education or Training [NEET] from an international perspective. Next to her PhD, she is involved as a researcher at the ‘Nationaal Cohortonderzoek Onderwijs’ (

Before she started working at ROA, she completed the International Double-degree Master Sociology & Population Studies. This included the Research Master Sociology & Demography (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) and the Master of Science in Sociology (Tilburg University). She extended her Master’s degree by doing an internship at the Dutch Inspectorate of Education.

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Recent Publications

  • van Vugt, L., Levels, M., & van der Velden, R. (2018). The role of institutional characteristics in preventing lower-skilled young people from becoming a long-term NEET. Paper presented at 2018 ISA RC28 Spring Meeting, Seoel, Korea, Republic of.
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