América Latina en la historia económica
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GAMEZ, Moisés. Estrategias de asociación empresarial financiera: El Banco de Zacatecas, 1890-1897. Am. Lat. Hist. Econ [online]. 2009, n.31, pp.77-98. ISSN 2007-3496.
The paper shows the birth of the banking system in Zacatecas. First it explain the foundations of the system by analyzing the role of informal agents, acting as intermediaries. Second, the relationship between the early establishment of regional banks (before the 1897 Law), the mining sector and the socioeconomic agents is explored, considering association strategies. Finally, the following preliminary hypothesis is formulated: The mining sector stimulated the configuration of a banking system, which responded to its particular financial needs, improving the dynamics of financial transactions. Furthermore, agents recognized by the State also show the history of socioeconomic networks.
Palabras llave : Zacatecas; banking system; socieconomic networks; informal agents; mining financings; Porfiriato' economy.