This report lists evidence identified and pulls out key information (as agreed with the requester) relating to the use of cost per unit of output across the international development sector. Information is extracted on costed outcomes, use of the unit cost, sector, context, and tools/datasets. Research was identified from the education, health, infrastructure and agriculture sectors.
K4D helpdesk reports provide summaries of current research, evidence and lessons learned. This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development.
Bolton, L. (2018) Evidence on the Unit Costing of Outputs in International Development. K4D Helpdesk Report Brighton, UK: Institute of Development Studies