Policy Impact Assessment

Policy Impact Assessment

Why Policy Impact Assessment Matters?

In an interconnected world, the impact of regulatory decisions is far-reaching, affecting industries, economies, and societies worldwide. Policy Impact Assessment/Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) is a vital tool that helps governments and international organizations evaluate the potential consequences of regulatory changes before they are implemented. It provides a structured approach to assess the impacts on the economy, society, and the environment, helping policymakers make informed decisions.

Being the co-authors of Georgia’s Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) methodology ORI’s management has unique experience in conducting policy impact assessment. We can bring unique experience of qualitative and quantitative impact assessment to your policy-making, or advocacy process.

Benefits of Our Service

Partnering with Operational Research Institute for Policy Impact Assessment Consulting offers numerous advantages:


Our team comprises seasoned economists and professionals with specialized degrees in public policy, bringing a wealth of hands-on experience in conducting impactful policy assessments.

Our team members are the co-authors of significant methodologies, including the Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) methodology in Georgia and the methodologies for Gender Impact Assessment (GIA)providing us with an insider's understanding and authority in policy impact assessment.

Our team members are the co-authors of a Regulatory Impact Assessment manual for practitioners, demonstrating our commitment to advancing assessment practices and sharing knowledge within the industry.

Our track record showcases successful policy impact assessments in various sectors that have influenced and informed decision-making processes. This illustrates our capability to provide valuable insights for effective policy formulation and implementation.

Our Framework:

We work with our partners to clearly define the problem they intend to address and work on its impact assessment.  We have a robust framework for working with our partners to satisfy their policy impact assessment needs:

1. Consulting with the partner to identify the problem.

2. Conduct the policy and academic literature review to identify international experience in addressing the identified problem.

3. Set the policy objectives and identify alternative policies in question in consultation with the partner and stakeholders.

4. Conduct robust qualitative and quantitative impact assessments with strong operational research components.

5. Suggest preferred policy options and provide recommendations on their implementation.