Maximilian Ahrens

DPhil Student, Engineering, Machine Learning Research Group

Max’s main research interests lie in machine learning methods for natural language processing and applications for financial market modelling and economic forecasting. He is supervised by Prof. Stephen Roberts and Dr. Jan-Peter Calliess.

Max obtained an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford where he worked on natural language processing for monetary policy shock predictions under the supervision of Prof. Stephen Hansen. He also holds an M.Sc. in Specialised Economic Analysis from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Previously, Max has worked as a Senior Associate with McKinsey & Company and as a Graduate Trainee Economist with the European Central Bank.