Dr Vincent Bicudo De Castro



Lecturer in Accounting


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2016
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2014
Master of Accountancy, Fed.Univ. of Rio De Janeiro, 2007
Bachelor of Accounting, Candido Mendes University, 2005
Bachelor of Economics, IBMEC, 2001


Dr Vincent Bicudo de Castro is a Lecturer in the Department of Accounting in Deakin Business School. Vincent started his academic career in his native Brazil, earning two bachelor degrees and a master by research before gaining his PhD in Accounting at Monash in 2014 with his thesis, ‘The relationship between subjectivity in performance evaluation and managerial performance’. Whilst studying, he also held accounting positions with KPMG, PwC and Gávea Investimentos and lecturing appointments at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Monash and Deakin University. Furthermore, he has authored and co-authored a number of research papers.

In 2009, Vincent relocated to Melbourne to start his PhD at Monash. While in Monash, he was the recipient of the Monash Graduate Research and Faculty of Business and Economics scholarships. After his move to Deakin to become a lecturer, Vincent was recognised with the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Partnerships and the Faculty Staff Award for Effectiveness, Excellence and Exemplar Practice in Research in 2015. In 2016, Vincent was a finalist for the Victorian International Alumnus of the Year.

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Research interests

  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting History


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

Teaching interests

  • Management Accounting
  • Auditing


  • 'Readability, tone and audit fees: some Australian evidence', EAA Congress 2018, European Accounting Association (EAA), Italy, 30 May - 1 June 2018.
  • 'Readability, tone and audit fees: some Australian evidence', 2018 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AFAANZ), AFAANZ, New Zealand, 30 June - 3 July 2018.
  • 'The impact of engagement on learning outcomes: What does it reveal about the potential beneficiaries?', RMIT Accounting Educators’ Conference, RMIT University, Australia, 20 NOvember 2017.
  • 'Access to information, empowerment and managerial performance: An empirical analysis', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AFAANZ), AFAANZ, Australia, 2-4 July 2017.
  • 'Accounting professionalization in Brazil: resistance, co-optation and alliances in the introduction of an accreditation examination (1999-2010)', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference (AFAANZ), AFAANZ, Australia, 2-4 July 2017.
  • 'Contract Frame and Participation: Mitigating Disadvantages of Penalty Contracts', 25th European Conference on Information Systems, University of Minho, Portugal, 5-10 June 2017.
  • 'Social Construction of Accounting Regulatory Structures: Implementation of an Accounting Accreditation Exam in Brazil', 8th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) Conference, RMIT University, Australia, 13-15 July 2016.



  • Finalist - International Alumnus of the Year, Study Melbourne, 2016.


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Inverted Crusoeism: deliberately marooning yourself on an island

Vicente Bicudo de Castro, Matthias Muskat

(2020), Vol. 14, pp. 252-268, Shima, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

The impact of learner engagement on performance outcomes: a longitudinal study in accounting education

Vincent Bicudo De Castro, Bhavani Sridharan, Kim Watty, M Safari

(2020), pp. 1-26, Accounting & Finance, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The interplay between home and host logics of accountability in multinational corporations (MNCs): the case of the Fundo dam disaster

M Safari, V Bicudo de Castro, I Steccolini

(2020), pp. 1-29, Accounting, auditing and accountability journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Optimistic tone and audit fees: some Australian evidence

Vincent Bicudo De Castro, Ferdinand Gul, Mohammad Muttakin, Dessalegn Mihret

(2019), Vol. 23, pp. 352-364, International journal of auditing, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Accounting professionalisation in Brazil: resistance and co-optation in the introduction of a professional entry exam (1999-2010)

V Bicudo de Castro, D Mihret

(2019), Accounting history, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Unpacking the notion of subjectivity: performance evaluation and supervisor discretion

V Bicudo de Castro

(2017), Vol. 49, pp. 532-544, British accounting review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Contract frame and participation: mitigating disadvantages of penalty contracts

D Fehrenbacher, V Bicudo De Castro

(2017), pp. 293-309, ECIS 2017 : Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems, Guimares, Portugal, E1


Using fund transfer pricing for comparing financial performance among business units

V Bicudo de Castro

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 11-21, Journal of performance management, Atlanta, Ga., C1

journal article

Uma anlise emprica do impacto do balanced scorecard no desempenho de organizaes Brasileiras

V Bicudo de Castro, J Rezende, V Prochnik, N Ramos

(2012), Vol. 6, pp. 1-22, RIC : revista de informao contbil, Pernambuco, Brazil, C1-1

journal article

Preo de transferncia de fundos: um estudo para o mercado financeiro

R Morch, G De Souza Castro, V Bicudo de Castro, S Cogan

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 95-111, Revista contempornea de contabilidade, Florianpolis, Brasil, C1-1

journal article

Fair value accounting: uma anlise sobre a evoluo do conceito de valor justo entre as normas internacionais e as normas brasileiras

Vicente Castro, Rafael Morch, Jos Marques

(), Vol. 3, Sociedade, Contabilidade e Gesto, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

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