8/3/15: Euro area crisis timing: a problem of definition

Here is an interesting article comparing Euro area debt crisis and Latin American debt crisis: https://www.stlouisfed.org/~/media/Publications/Regional%20Economist/2015/January/PDFs/sovereign_debt.pdf

One question that is persistently present in the literature is about timing the start of the Euro area crisis. The problem is manifold:
1) Different countries have gone into crises in different years;
2) Different aspects of the crises define different sub-crises across various macroeconomic parameters

Here is my stab at the comprehensive definition:

And a legend and some counts stats: