The Debt Ceiling Disasters: How the Republicans Created an Unnecessary Constitutional Crisis and How the Democrats Can Fight Back. Durham, N.C: Carolina Academic Press, 2013. 


(With Dorf, Michael C.) "Borrowing by Any Other Name: Why Presidential 'Spending Cuts' Would Still Exceed the Debt Ceiling," 114 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 44-70 (2014).

Available at: http://columbialawreview.org/borrowing-by-any-other-name_buchanan-and-dorf/.

"Owaru Kotono Nai Saimu Jogen No Kiki (The Never-Eding Debt Ceiling Crisis)," Sozei Kenkyu (Tax Studies), April 2014.

(With Dorf, Michael C.) "Bargaining in the Shadow of the Debt Ceiling: When Negotiating Over Spending and Tax Laws, Congress and the President Should Consider the Debt Ceiling a Dead letter," 113 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 32-54 (2013).

Available at: http://www.columbialawreview.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/32_Buchanan_Dorf.pdf

"The Role of Economics in Tax Scholarship," in Beyond Economic Efficiency in United States Tax Law. Ed. by David A. Brennen, Karen B. Brown and Darryll K. Jones. New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013.

(With Dorf, Michael C.) "How to Choose the Least Unconstitutional Option: Lessons for the President (and Others) from the Debt Ceiling Standoff," 112 Columbia Law Review 1175-1243 (2012).

(With Dorf, Michael C.) "Nullifying the Debt Ceiling Threat Once and For All: Why the President Should Embrace the Least Unconstitutional Option," 112 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 237-249 (2012).

"Why We Should Never Pay Down the National Debt," 50 University of Louisville Law Review683-697 (2012).

"Good Deficits: Protecting the Public Interest from Deficit Hysteria," 31 Virginia Tax Review 75-133 (2011).

"What Kind of Environment Do We Owe Future Generations?," (Business Law Forum: Taxation and the Environment) 15 Lewis & Clark Law Review 339-367 (2011).

"Medicare Meets Mephistopheles: Health Care, Government Spending, and Economic Prosperity," (Symposium: Health Care Reform) 29 Mississippi College Law Review 319-334 (2010).

"Four Out of Four Panelists Agree: U.S. Fiscal Policy Does Not Cheat Future Generations," 77 The George Washington Law Review 1402-1410 (2009).

"'Generational Theft'? U.S. Fiscal Policy Does Not Cheat Future Generations," 52 Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs 44-54 (Sept.-Oct. 2009).

"What Do We Owe Future Generations?" 77 The George Washington Law Review 1237-1297 (2009).

"How Realistic Is the Supply/Demand Equilibrium Story: A Simple Demonstration of False Trading and Its Implications for Market Equilibrium," 31 Journal of Socio-Economics 400-415 (2008).

"Social Security and Government Deficits: When Should We Worry?" 92 Cornell Law Review 257-289 (2007).

"Is It Sometimes Good to Run Budget Deficits? If So, Should We Admit It Out Loud?" 26 Virginia Tax Review 325-356 (2006).

"The Case Against Income Averaging." 25 Virginia Tax Review 1151-1217 (2006).

"The JEC's Estate Tax Report: Myths and Legends," 111 Tax Notes 1133 (June 5, 2006).

"Playing with Fire: Feminist Legal Theorists and the Tools of Economics," in Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society, p. 61-93. Ed. by Martha Fineman and Terence Dougherty. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2005.

"Social Security, Generational Justice, and Long-Term Deficits." 58 Tax Law Review 275-326 (2005).

"The Uses of the Concept of Efficiency in Tax Analysis," in Proceedings National Tax Association, Tax Institute of America, p. 441-442.

"A User's Guide to Proposals to Replace the U.S. Tax System and Strangle Fiscal Policy." 31 Journal of Economic Issues 505-523 (1999).

"Taxes, Saving, and Macroeconomics." 31 Journal of Economic Issues 59-76 (1999).

"Comparing Alternative Methods of Adjusting U.S. Federal Fiscal Deficits for Cyclical and Price Effects." 


"Shooting from the Hip, or Taking Careful Aim: How Should People Make Decisions? ," Review of Blink, by Malcolm Bladwell and Freakonomics, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. FindLaw'sWrit, October 2005. Available online at: http://writ.news.findlaw.com/books/reviews/20051007_buchanan.html.

"Under the U.S. Tax System, Do the Rich Really Get Richer?" Review of Perfectly Legal: The Covert Campaign to Rig Our Tax System to Benefit the Super Rich--and Cheat Everybody Else, by David Cay Johnston. FindLaw's Writ, June 11, 2004. Available online at http://writ.news.findlaw.com/books/reviews/20040611_buchanan.html.

"Proof through Repetition and the 'Liberal Bias' of the U.S. Media," Review of What Liberal Means, by Eric Alterman. FindLaw's Writ, June 20, 2003. Available online at http://writ.news.findlaw.com/books/reviews/20030620_buchanan.html.

 Review of No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System, by David Cole. 3 Theoretical Criminology no. 4 (November 1999).

 Review of The Misunderstood Economy: What Counts and How to Count It, by Robert Eisner. 13 Contributions to Political Economy 97-99 (1994).

 Review of New Ideas from Dead Economists, by Todd G. Buccholz. 10 Contributions to Political Economy 82-85 (1991).

 Review of The Politics of Rich and Poor, by Kevin Phillips. 10 Contributions to Political Economy 90-94 (1991).


Jotwell Tax: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots). Contributing Editor, http://tax.jotwell.com/.

Justia's Verdict. Regular Contributor, https://verdict.justia.com.

"An Odd Remedy that Does Not Solve the Supposed Problem: Commentary on Comptroller of the Treasury of Maryland v. Wynne et ux," The George Washington Law Review: On the Docket," May 23, 2015, http://www.gwlr.org/comptroller-of-the-treasury-of-maryland-v-wynne/.

Dorf on Law, Regular Contributor, November 2006-Present.
Available at: http://www.dorfonlaw.org.

Verdict, Regular Columnist, July 2011-present. Columns available at: http://verdict.justia.com/author/buchanan.

"Should We Tax the Rich, or Leave Them Alone," Jotwell: Tax, June 6, 2011.
Available at: http://tax.jotwell.com/should-we-tax-the-rich-or-leave-them-alone/.

How the Tax Code's Burdens on Individuals Demonstrate the Need for Comprehensive Tax Reform: Before the H. Comm. on Ways and Means, 112th Cong. (2011) (statement of Neil H. Buchanan, Assoc. Professor of Law, The George Washington University).
Available at: http://waysandmeans.house.gov/UploadedFiles/Buchanan_Testimony_2011_04_13_Buchanan_FINAL.pdf.

"Health Care Costs and Fiscal Infirmity," Jotwell: Tax, June 2, 2010.
Available at: http://tax.jotwell.com/health-care-costs-and-fiscal-infirmity/.

Findlaw's Writ, Regular Columnist, August 2009-December 2010. Guest Columnist, 2000-2009.
Archive of columns available at: http://writ.news.findlaw.com/buchanan.

"Tax Wall Street's Huge Bonuses," CNN Opinion, December 28, 2009.
Available at: http://www.cnn.com/2009/OPINION/12/28/buchanan.bonus.tax.

"Why Do Women Lawyers Earn Less than Men? Parenthood and Gender in a Survey of Law School Graduates," GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 449 (Oct. 2, 2008).
Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1280464.

TaxProf Blog, Guest Blogger, July 2005 and November 2008.
Available online at: http://www.taxprof.typepad.com.

Left2Right, Columnist, 2005-06.
Available online at http://www.left2right.typepad.com.

A Taxing Matter, Guest Blogger, May 2006.
Available online at: http://www.taxingmatter.blogs.com.tax.

"Amazing But True: Supply-Side Economics Lives On," Dollars and Sense, pages 64-66 (April 1989). Re-printed in Annual Editions: Macroeconomics, The Dushkin Publishing Group, 1990.

"Assault on the Law: Conservative Jurists Bring Their Economics to the Bench," Dollars and Sense, pages 9-11 (May 1988).

"Sad Reflections on Campaign '88," Dollars and Sense pages 5-8 (November 1988).