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Seinfeld Economics: The Rye

by Linda Ghent

A person’s willingness to pay is the maximum amount of money one would give up to buy some good.

A seller’s willingness to sell can be measured by the minimum price the seller will accept for some good or service.


Seinfeld: The Rye

Jerry desperately needs to buy a loaf of marble rye for George to return to Susan's parents. However, the customer in front of him buys the last one from the bakery. Jerry tries to negotiate a deal with the woman to purchase the bread, but she refuses. In the end, he steals it from her.

from Seinfeld, Season 7 (1996)
Creator: Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld
Posted by Linda Ghent