Dr Andre Lino

EBS - Accounting
Dr Andre Lino
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    +44 (0) 1206 874348

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    EBS.3.25, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Email me to arrange an appointment during these times: Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Friday 13:00 - 15:00



André Lino is a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Essex Business School. Lino completed his PhD (accounting) in 2019 at the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), including a period as PhD visiting research student at INLOGOV (University of Birmingham) - both funded by the Brazilian Coordination of Superior Level Staff Improvement (CAPES). Prior to joining Essex Business School, from 2019 to 2021, Lino held a position as lecturer in accounting at the Federal University of Pará (Brazil). André Lino main areas of interest are Public Sector Audit, Public Sector Organizations (Financial) Resilience, Co-production of public services and outcomes and Public Sector Reforms. He focus on qualitative methodologies and is theoretically aligned to recent developments of the field of organizational institutionalism. His scholarly work appears in refereed journals such as Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Accountability & Management Journal and Public Money and Management. Lino is also Associate Editor for Public Administration of the Brazilian Business Review (BBR) journal.


  • MSc Accounting University of São Paulo, (2015)

  • PhD Accounting University of São Paulo, (2019)


University of Essex

  • Lecturer in Accounting, University of Essex (31/8/2021 - present)

  • Departmental Study Abroad Officer (DSAO), Accounting Group, Essex Business School, University of Essex (10/1/2023 - 15/4/2023)

Other academic

  • Lecturer in Accounting, Federal University of Pará (Brazil) (19/3/2019 - 31/8/2021)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Public Sector Auditing

Key words: Court of Accounts

Public Financial Management Reforms

Co-production of public services

Financial Resilience

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Management Accounting I (BE111)

  • Critical Debates in Accounting (BE133)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE917)

  • Accounting Project (BE936)


Journal articles (11)

Lino, A., Azevedo, RRD. and Belote, G., (2023). The influence of public sector audit digitalisation on local government budget planning: evidence from Brazil. Journal of Public Budgeting Accounting and Financial Management. 35 (2), 198-218

Aquino, ACBD., Lino, AF. and Azevedo, RRD., (2022). The embeddedness of digital infrastructures for data collection by the Courts of Accounts. Revista Contabilidade & Finanças. 33 (88), 46-62

Lino, A., Aquino, ACBD. and Neves, FR., (2022). Accountants’ postures under compulsory digital transformation imposed by government oversight authorities. Financial Accountability and Management. 38 (2), 202-222

Lino, A., Azevedo, RRD., Aquino, ACBD. and Steccolini, I., (2022). Fighting or supporting corruption? The role of public sector audit organizations in Brazil. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 83, 102384-102384

Aquino, ACBD., Lino, AF., Azevedo, RRD. and Silva, PBD., (2022). Digital affordances and remote public audit practice. Financial Accountability and Management. 38 (3), 447-467

Lino, AF. and Aquino, ACBD., (2020). Organizational wrongdoing in courts of accounts. Revista de Administração Pública. 54 (2), 220-242

de Aquino, ACB., Lino, AF., Cardoso, RL. and Grossi, G., (2020). Legitimating the standard-setter of public sector accounting reforms. Public Money & Management. 40 (7), 499-508

de Azevedo, RR., Lino, AF., de Aquino, ACB. and Machado-Martins, TCP., (2020). Financial Management Information Systems and accounting policies retention in Brazil. International Journal of Public Sector Management. 33 (2/3), 207-227

Lino, AF., Busanelli de Aquino, AC., de Azevedo, RR. and Brumatti, LM., (2019). From rules to collaborative practice: When regulatory mechanisms drive collective co-production. Public Money & Management. 39 (4), 280-289

Lino, A., Carvalho, L., Aquino, A. and Azevedo, R., (2019). Lack of institutional work and organizational change failure in Brazilian local governments. Brazilian Journal of Public Administration. 53 (2), 375-391

Lino, AF. and Aquino, ACBD., (2018). The diversity of the Brazilian regional Audit Courts on government auditing. Revista Contabilidade & Finanças. 29 (76), 26-40

Book chapters (1)

Lino, A., Azevedo, RR., Viana, I. and Aquino, ACB., (2022). Local Government Auditing in Brazil. In: Auditing Practices in Local Governments An International Comparison. Emerald Publishing Limited. 180117086X. 9781801170864

Grants and funding


Assessing Sweden's municipalities Financial Resilience

Association of Local Government Economists (KEF)


Tackling Covid19 through co-production: engaging Brazilian vulnerable communities in facing the consequences of pandemics

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

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EBS.3.25, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

Email me to arrange an appointment during these times: Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Friday 13:00 - 15:00

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