The Hewlett Foundation on Dispute Resolution funded a small pilot project designed by the authors to explore whether the hypothesis might be true and to determine a methodology for more extensive research. This article explains the applicable law, aspects of power in negotiation, the research methodology, and the tentative findings from the project.
Joan M. Krauskopf and Sharon Burgess Seiling,
Pilot Study on Marital Power as an Influence in Division of Pension Benefits at Divorce of Long Term Marriages, A,
1996 J. Disp. Resol.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.missouri.edu/jdr/vol1996/iss1/10