Kelly Huegaerts

PhD Researcher

Junior researchers Interface Demography (ID) Health
  • Current position PhD Researcher
  • Contact Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Department of Sociology
    Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Solvay Business School
    Room 2.06
    Pleinlaan 5
    BE-1050 Brussels
  • Phone +32 2 6148138
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Kelly Huegaerts (1988) studied Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), where she graduated in June 2012 as a Master in Sociology with a qualitative MA dissertation on the precarious employment of service voucher employees. Currently she is a Master Candidate in Quantitative Analysis in the Social Science at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL).

Since June 2013, she is connected to the research group Interface Demography of the VUB where she works as a PhD Candidate under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Christophe Vanroelen (VUB). Here research focuses on the relationship between unemployment and mental health amongst Brussels youth.

Key publications

Imeraj, L., C. Engelbos & K. Huegaerts (2012): Een bevolkingsprognose voor het Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest. Impact op het aantal beschikbare plaatsen in het Brusselse kleuteronderwijs, Interface Demography Working Paper 2012-2, Vakgroep SOCI, VU Brussel.