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Seinfeld Economics: The Andrea Doria

by Linda Ghent

An incentive is any factor (financial or non-financial) that enables or motivates a particular course of action, or counts as a reason for preferring one choice to the alternatives. Incentives can either be rewards for desirable behavior ("the carrot") or punishments for undesirable behavior (the stick").

Seinfeld: The Andrea Doria

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Jerry helps Newman deliver eight bags of mail he has stored in Jerry's storage unit to help Newman get a promotion that would move him to Hawaii. Jerry wants Newman out of his life and is willing to work (and join forces with Newman) to make it happen.

from Seinfeld, Season 8 (1996)
Creator: Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld
Posted by Linda Ghent