Professor, Department of Accounting and Finance
University of Murcia, Spain
Professor Bernardino Benito works in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Murcia (Spain). At the moment, he is Dean of the Tourism School, and he has also been Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance, of this University. He develops a regular activity as a consultant for Public Administrations, as the European Commission, Spanish Ministry of Finance and Regional and Public Entities. He is actively involved in international projects, especially connected with modernization of public administration and governmental accounting reforms. In 1999-2000 he was one of the experts that presented the study designing the basic guidelines for the reform of the budgetary and accounting system of the European Commission. He has more than 90 publications in different national and international journals and he has taken part as co-author in different books published in international circles. He has also directed research programmes related to the public sector, especially to the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the different services in this sector. He is an anonymous reviewer in different national and international journals, as well as member of several organizations which have to do with the accounting sector.
His research area includes Accounting, Financial Analysis, Public Sector Finance, Economy, Efficiency and Effectiveness in Public Sector