Wout is involved in the research project on international mobility of researchers. The Rathenau Instituut presents facts and figures on this topic and studies the position of The Netherlands in the international academic labor market. Furthermore Wout focuses on excellence policies in the Dutch science system.
Education and career
Wout studied public administration and organizational science at the Utrecht University and finished the research master. He worked as a researcher and lecturer at the Tilburg School of Politics and Public Administration (Tilburg University) and was co-editor of the book Goed werk voor academici (Good work for academics).