Jacobs, Cordova & Associates assisted the World Bank /IFC to carry out the Impact Analysis of reforming the Inspection System in Jordan. In order to reduce the high compliance costs and risks for businesses as well as increase the cost effectiveness of 13 key inspectorates in the country. The project identified the best options and recommended policy reforms to the Economic Development Committee of Ministers. Concretely, the project undertook an Impact Analysis of the different inspection models/practices that have been recently launched and implemented in the world to reduce the burden on the private sector resulting from overlap and duplication of inspection functions. The gathering of evidence included the organization of two or three study tours to countries that have recently reformed their inspection systems.
Jordan, World Bank, 2011.