Research note: Extracting a Cycvle from Ethiopian Agricultural Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  • Zerihun Gudeta
  • Alemu Klopper Oosthuizen
  • Herman Van Schalkwyk


This study has two objectives. First, to extract a cycle from agricultural GDP. Second, to compute the periodicity of the cycle. To achieve these objectives, a univariate time series procedure is applied. It is found that agricultural GDP is cyclic and that the cycle occurs every 8.25 years.

(Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review: 2003 19 (2): 111-120)

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