Acronyms and abbreviations

CCT

Conditional cash transfer

CIES

Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Sociales (Centre for Research and Social Studies)

DGM

Dirección Nacional de Migración (General Directorate of Migration)

DOP

Dominican peso

ENI-2012

Primera Encuesta Nacional de Inmigrantes (First National Survey of Immigrants)

EU

European Union

GDP

Gross domestic product

IPPMD

Interrelations between Public Policies, Migration and Development

JCE

Junta Central Electoral (Central Electoral Board)

LAC

Latin America and the Caribbean

MEPyD

Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development (Ministerio de Economía, Planificación y Desarrollo)

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OLS

ordinary least squares

ONE

Oficina Nacional de Estadística (National Statistics Office)

PSU

Primary sampling unit

SENAE

National Service of Employment

UN DESA

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

USD

United States dollars