- Position: coordinator and research fellow
- Department: Research Network "Labour Standards"
- Affiliation: University of Hamburg
- Country: Germany
- Website: https://www.bwl.uni-hamburg.de/pw/team2/lessmann-ortrud.html
social policy; sustainability and justice, operationalization of the capability approach, poverty measurement, links to philosophy, sociology, education, the issues of freedom of choice, agency and participation; collectivity in the capability approach;
Children and Youth Education Empowerment and Collective Capabilities Ethics and Development Foundational Issues in the Capability Approach Participatory Methods Quantitative Research Methods Sustainable Human Development Work and Employment