This work examines the characteristics of the censo consignativo, its application and the effects which it had in the economy and society of New Spain. The censo consignativo was the most important credit instrument in the viceroyalty. It was used to invest capital, obtain loans, and establish pious works.
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Research Article| January 01 1989
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Gisela von Wobeser; Mecanismos crediticios en la Nueva España El uso del censo consignativo. Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos 1 January 1989; 5 (1): 1–23. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1051788
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