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Hau, K. T. (1993). Suicide in Hong Kong : Age trend, sex ratio, and method of suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (Springer-Verlag), 28 , 23-27.

• Hau, K. T. & Salili, F. (1993). Measurement of achievement attribution - A review of instigation methods, question contents, and measurement formats. Educational Psychology Review (Plenum Press, USA ), 5(4), 377-422.

• Hau, K. T. (1995). Confirmatory Factor Analyses of Seven Locus of Control Measures . Journal of Personality Assessment ( Lawrence Erlbaum Associate , USA ) , 65 , 117-132.

• Hau, K. T., & Salili, F. (1996). Prediction of academic performance among Chinese students: Effort can compensate for lack of ability . Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (Academic Press, USA ) , 65 , 83-94.

• Marsh, H. W., Hau, K. T., Balla, J. R., Grayson, D. (1998). Is more ever too much: The number of indictors per factor in confirmatory factor analysis. Multivariate Behavioural Research ( Lawrence Erlbaum Associate , USA ) , 33(2), 181-220.

• Marsh, H. W.,& Hau, K. T. (1999). Confirmatory factor analysis: Strategies for small sample sizes (pp.251-284). In R. H. Hoyle (Ed.), Statistical strategies for small sample research , Thousand Oaks , CA : Sage.

• Hau, K. T., & Cheng Z. J., & Marsh, H. W. (1999). Confirmatory factor analyses: Number of items and other coping strategies for small sample. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 31 (1), 76-83.

• Marsh, H. W., Hau, K. T., & Kong, C. K. (2000). Late immersion and language of instruction (English vs. Chinese) in Hong Kong high schools: Achievement growth in language and nonlanguage Subjects. Harvard Educational Review, 70, 302-346.

• Marsh, H. W., Kong, C. K., & Hau, K. T. (2001). Extension of the internal/external frame of reference model of self-concept formation: Importance of native and nonnative languages for Chinese students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 93 (3), 543-553.

• Hau, K. T., & Chang, H. H. (2001). Item selection in computerized adaptive testing: Should more discriminating items be used first. Journal of Educational Measurement, 38 (3), 249-266.

• Cheng, Z. J., & Hau, K. T. (2002) Do those believe intelligence to be unchangeable also think personality is nonmalleable? Universality of implicit theories across personal attributes. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 34(1), 81-88.

• Cheng, Z. J., & Hau, K. T. (2003). Are intelligence and personality changeable? Generality of Chinese students' beliefs across various personal attributes and age groups. Personality and Individual Differences , 34, 731-748.

• Marsh, H. W., & Hau, K. T. (2003). Big-fish-little-pond effect on academic self-concept: A cross-cultural (26 country) test of the negative effects of academically selective schools. American Psychologist, 58 , 364-376.

• Hau, K. T., Kong, C. K., & Marsh, H. W. (2003). Chinese self-description questionnaire: Cross-cultural validation and extension of theoretical self-concept models. In H. Marsh, R. Craven, & D. M. McInerney (Eds), International advances in self research (Volume 1) (pp.49-65). Greenwich , CT : Information Age Publishing.

• Marsh, H. W. & Hau, K. T. (2004) Explaining Paradoxical Relations Between Academic Self-concepts and Achievements: Cross-cultural Generalizability of the Internal-External Frame of Reference Predictions Across 26 Countries. Journal of Educational Psychology, 96, 56-67.

• Marsh, H. W., Hau, K. T., & Grayson, D. (in press). Goodness of fit. In A.Maydeu-Olivares & J. McArdle (Eds.), Psychometrics. Festchrift to Roderick P. McDonald. Erlbaum.

• Hau, K. T. & Marsh, H. W. (in press). The use of item parcels in structural equation modeling: Nonnormal data and small sample sizes. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology.

• Hau, K. T., Sung, R. Y. T., Yu, C. W., & Lau, P. W. C. (in press). Factorial structure and comparison between obese and non-obese children's physical self-concept. In H. Marsh & R. Craven (Eds.), Advances in self-research (Volume 2) . Greenwich , CT : Information Age Publishing.