David F. Drake

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Working papers are in draft form. This working paper is distributed for purposes of comment and discussion only. It may not be reproduced without permission of the copyright holder. Copies of working papers are available from the author. We study the impact of emissions tax and emissions cap-and-trade regulation on a firm's long-run technology choice and(More)
libraries, and research funders in the common goal of maximizing access to critical research. Investigating the causes of death for wind turbine-associated bat fatalities Author(s) :Steven M. Grodsky, Melissa J. Behr, Andrew Gendler, David Drake, Byron D. Dieterle, Robert J. Rudd, and Nicole L. Walrath Source: Journal of Mammalogy, 92(5):917-925. 2011.(More)
The development of managed care is described as an unexpected product of competition between public and private purchasers of health care. Managed care is a series of purchasing techniques that employers have applied to reduce the cost of their employees' health benefits. Its most significant use has been as a device for bargaining with individual health(More)
We study the impact of collaboration on the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) among commercial fleets. Using cooperative game theory, we characterize the joint payoffs for the primary stakeholders in the EV adoption decision – the fleet manager, auto manufacturer, and electricity supplier – to determine the conditions under which EVs become economically(More)
Dramatic growth in numbers of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and declines in hunter recruitment have challenged our ability to manage deer populations through traditional methods. We surveyed all state wildlife agencies and estimate the current abundance of white-tailed deer in North America exceeds 30 million. States currently are issuing(More)
A 36-year-old man with degenerative disease of the spine and cervical syringomyelia (syrinx) presented with new weakness and numbness in his left upper extremity. Examination revealed decreased range of motion (ROM), swelling, weakness, and diminished pinprick, vibratory, and proprioceptive sensation in the left upper extremity. Radiographic examination(More)
UNLABELLED This self-directed study module highlights biomechanics unique to dance that predispose to common injuries of the lower extremity and discusses preventative strategies. It is part of the study guide on sports and performing arts medicine in the Self-Directed Physiatric Education Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and(More)
SETTING Outpatient rehabilitation clinic. PATIENT A 37-year-old physically active male. CASE DESCRIPTION The patient presented with anterior left knee pain, exacerbated when climbing stairs, sitting, and running. Exam showed lateral tracking patellae and palpable crepitus. One hundred fifty units of botulinum toxin A was injected into his left vastus(More)
of Dissertation Presented to the Graduate School of the University of Florida in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy OPTIMIZING THE PACKING BEHAVIOR OF LAYERED PERMUTATION PATTERNS By Daniel E. Warren