Akhlaqur Rahman is quite renowned for his theory of two economies that successfully explained the internal colonization of the then East Pakistan in the hands of the west. This book contains nine selected essays from 1955 to 1987 that have dealt with development. growth, accumulation theories and their relation to the national policy and planning, mainly in the context of former Pakistan and Bangladesh. Akhlaqur as a rare bread of economist, who has excelled in neoclassical, Marxian and development economics, has engaged with different theories of economics in a thought provoking manner. The book is impregnated with ideas that can contribute to the development discourses of our time. Due to its relevances in the context of the practical economic and monetary decisions, it may be expected to be of great help to students, development thinkers and practitioners, economists, policy analysts, and anyone interested in development and growth economics.