Dr. Jonathan Pfahler

Research associate
Faculty of Business and Economics
Phone: +49 821 598 - 4040
Room: 2325 (J)
Opening hours: by prior arrangement
Address: Universitätsstraße 16, 86159 Augsburg

Courses and seminars

Research interests

  • Interpretable Machine Learning
  • Machine Learning in Finance

Education and academic career

  • since December 2019: Research Assistant, Chair of Statistics, Faculty of Economics, University of Augsburg


  • October 2014 – September 2019:

    Economics (M.Sc.) at the Ruppert-Karls University Heidelberg

    Economics (B.Sc.) at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich

    Focus on econometrics, monetary economics and machine learning


Pfahler, Jonathan; Fottner, Alexander; Wustl, Julian; Okhrin, Yarema (2022), “Reddit financial image post sentiment dataset”, Mendeley Data, V4, doi: 10.17632/b6ns6d8xv3.4


Pfahler, J.F. Exchange Rate Forecasting with Advanced Machine Learning Methods. J. Risk Financial Manag. 2022, 15, 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/jrfm15010002