The Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (DIG) was founded in 1989. The Department brings together faculty members of the Politecnico di Milano in the fields of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, aiming to maintain national leadership and consolidate its international reputation. Faculty is mainly involved in teaching Bachelor and Master of Science programmes in Management Engineering, with a presence also in Mechanical Engineering and Automation Engineering. Since 1993, the PhD Programme in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering has being shaping a young generation of academic researchers and high potential professionals. DIG produces excellent research that is widely published in top‐level international journals and in many cases recognized as top‐quality at an international level. Research is developed within the three broad fields of Management, Applied Economics and Industrial Engineering.